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For Immediate Release:
May 27, 2015

Media Contact:
Det. Daniel Ferrin

Topic: Shooting
Case #: PD150526193944
Date & Time of Occurrence: 05/26/2015 at approx. 6:11 pm
Address of Occurrence: 5078 NW 195 Lane
  Miami, Florida
Victim #1:
Victim's Name: Exempt, (B/M)
Victim's Age: 15
  Miami, Florida
Subject #1:
Subject's Name: Christopher Kaye Vazquez, (W/M)
Subject's DOB: 05/13/1997
Subject's Age: 18
Subject's Address: 5078 NW 195 Lane
  Miami, Florida
Subject's Charges: Battery/Aggravated/With A Deadly Weapon, Tamper With Physical Evidence
Subject #2:
Subject's Name: Taurean Isaac Pitts, (B/M)
Subject's DOB: 03/01/1994
Subject's Age: 21
Subject's Address: 19554 NW 50 Court
  Miami, Florida
Subject's Charges: Tamper With Physical Evidence, Cannabis/Sell/Man/Deliver/Possess with Intent to Sell:Marijuana, Drug Paraphernalia/Possession with Intent to Use


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department, Northwest District, is investigating a shooting that occurred at above listed location.  According to investigators, the victim, a 15 year old male, was involved in a verbal dispute with two other males, when one of the subjects, Christopher Vazquez, produced a firearm and shot the victim.  The victim was airlifted to the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.  Subjects, Christopher Vazquez and Taurean Pitts remained on scene where they were questioned and charged accordingly. 

The firearm was recovered together with 65 grams of suspected marijuana and in excess of $12,000 of U.S. currency.


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