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For Immediate Release:
January 08, 2019

Media Contact:
Detective Chris Thomas
[email protected]

Topic: Attempted 1st Degree Murder
Case #: PD181217456422
Date & Time of Occurrence: 12/17/2018 at approx. 01:35 pm
Address of Occurrence: NW 67th Street and NW 18th Avenue
  Miami, Florida
Victim #1:
Victim's Name: Evans Austin, (B/M)
Victim's DOB: 12/23/1970
Victim's Age: 48
Victim's Address: 1550 NW 70th Street, Apt 13
  Miami, Florida
Subject #1:
Subject's Name: Victor Cardenas, (W/M)
Subject's DOB: 03/01/1982
Subject's Age: 36
Subject's Address: 2373 NW 61st Street
  Miami, Florida
Subject's Charges: Attempted 1st Degree Murder

Need To Locate

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department, Northside District is investigating a shooting that resulted in a man shot in the foot.

Officers responded to the area of NW 67 Street & NW 18 Avenue in reference to a person shot. Once they arrived, they located an adult male bleeding from a gunshot to his foot. According to investigators, the victim, Evans Austin, was engaged in a verbal dispute with Victor Cardenas along the sidewalk. The argument escalated to the point where Mr. Cardenas produced a firearm and shot Mr. Austin in the foot. He then fled the scene before police arrived. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to the scene and transported Mr. Austin to Jackson Memorial Hospital where is listed in stable condition.

Surveillance video captured the image of the subject and investigators are seeking the assistance of the community in locating this individual.

Video surveillance footage may be obtained from the FTP site under file name: 2018/December/Videos/Attempted_Murder_PD181217456422.


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”

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