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For Immediate Release:
December 30, 2013

Media Contact:
Det. Alvaro Zabaleta
azabaleta@mdpd.com
(305)471-1900

   
Topic: Homicide
Case #: PD131229488895
Date & Time of Occurrence: 12/29/2013 at 4:05 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 15940 SW 103 Place
  Miami, Florida
   
Victim #1:
Victim Name: Modesto Figueroa, (W/M)
Victim Age: 70
Victim Address: 15940 S.W. 103 Place
  Miami, Florida
Victim #2:
Victim Name: Ernesto Cardenas, (W/M)
Victim Age: 42
Victim Address: 15801 S.W. 104 Avenue
  Miami, Florida
Subject #1:
Subject Name: Ivan Wong, (W/M)
Subject DOB: 06/20/1972
Subject Age: 41
Subject Address: 12440 S.W. 185 Street
  Miami, Florida
Subject Charges: First Degree Murder - 2 Counts / Attempted Murder - 2 Counts
Deceased #1:
Deceased Name: Mabel Figueroa, (W/F)
Deceased Age: 42
Deceased Address: 10001 Jamaica Avenue
  Miami, Florida
Deceased Description: Wife of Subject
Deceased #2:
Deceased Name: Michel Figueroa, (W/M)
Deceased Age: 44
Deceased Address: 15940 S.W. 103 Place
  Miami, Florida
Deceased Description: Brother of Deceased Female
Vehicle #1:
Vehicle Make/Model: Pick-Up Truck
Vehicle Color: White
Vehicle Description: Subject's Vehicle


Homicide


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department, Homicide Bureau is investigating an incident that occurred at the residence listed above.  According to investigators, officers responded to the residence in reference to shots fired.  Upon the officer's arrival, they discovered three of four victims suffering from apparent gunshot wound(s).  One of the victims was struck by a vehicle.  The preliminary information reveals that Ivan Wong, subject, arrived to the residence and opened fire striking Mabel Figueroa, estranged wife, Michel Figueroa, brother-in-law, and Ernesto Cardenas, family friend.  Mrs. Figueroa and Mr. Figueroa were pronounced deceased on the scene.  Mr. Cardenas was transported to Kendall Regional Trauma Center.  The subject then turned his vehicle around and drove in reverse towards the residence striking it several times and also striking his father-in-law, Modesto Figueroa.  He then fled the area in his vehicle and was subsequently taken into custody without incident.  The motive is still unknown.  Ivan Wong and Mabel Figueroa have a 7 year old child who was not present at the time of the incident.


 
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
Visit www.crimestoppersmiami.com 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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