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For Immediate Release:
November 26, 2013

Media Contact:
Det. Javier Baez

***** UPDATE *****

Topic: Homicide
Case #: PD131122431156
Date & Time of Occurrence: 11/23/2013 at 7:35 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 14832 N.W. 7 Avenue (Nail Salon)
  Miami, Florida
Victim #1:
Victim Name: Hai VU, (W/M)
Victim DOB: 11/30/1970
Victim Age: 42
Subject #1:
Subject Name: Unknown, (B/M)
Subject Description: Black Jacket / Short / Red Shirt over his face
Subject #2:
Subject Name: Unknown, (B/M)
Subject Description: Black Shirt / Blue Jeans
Deceased #1:
Deceased Name: Aaron Vu, (W/M)
Deceased DOB: 11/06/2003
Deceased Age: 10
Vehicle #1:
Vehicle Make/Model: Dodge/Ram Pick-Up
Vehicle Color: Black


Child Shot and Killed During a Robbery

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department, Homicide Bureau is investigating an incident that resulted in a child shot and killed at a nail salon located at 14832 N.W. 7th Avenue.  According to investigators, two armed subjects entered the business and shots were fired. Two victims, Mr. Hai VU and his 10 year old son, Aaron Vu, were struck.  Both victims were transported to Ryder Trauma Center.  The 10 year old boy succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.  The subjects possibly fled in a black Dodge Ram pick-up. 

Surveillance video captured the images of both subjects and investigators are seeking the assistance of the community in identifying and/or locating this individual. Video surveillance footage may be obtained from the FTP site.

UPDATE #1:  According to investigators, an individual is being questioned in the nail salon shooting to determine his involvement, if any.  At this time, he has not been charged. 

Many tips have been received through CrimeStoppers and encourage the community to continue to provide investigators with information. 



Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
Visit and select “Give a Tip”
Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.

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