The Miami-Dade Police Department, Homicide Bureau is investigating an incident that occurred in the parking lot of the above listed gas station. According to investigators, a group of individuals were involved in a verbal dispute that escalated to a physical altercation. Several individuals then ran towards the neighboring business. A dark colored Chevy pick-up truck is seeing exiting the business and returns to the gas station where it strikes the victim. The victim, Ismael Hernandez, was transported to Kendall Regional Trauma Center where he was pronounced deceased.
Surveillance video captured the image of the pick-up truck and investigators are seeking the assistance of the community in providing information regarding the vehicle and/or individuals involved in the incident.
Video surveillance footage may be obtained from the FTP site.
Investigators are also seeking assistance in locating Jose Mendoza, who is wanted for questioning, to determine his involvement, if any, in this incident.