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For Immediate Release:
December 22, 2015

Media Contact:
Detective Marjorie Eloi

Topic: Shooting Investigation
Case #: PD151222479305
Date & Time of Occurrence: 12/22/2015 at approx. 7:21 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 10601 SW 27 Street
  Miami, Florida
Deceased #1:
Deceased's Name: Josmel Herrera, (W/M)
Deceased's DOB: 07/07/1972
Deceased's Age: 43
Deceased's Address: 10601 SW 27 Street
  Miami, Florida

Shooting Investigation

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

Detectives from the Miami-Dade Police Department’s Homicide Bureau are investigating a shooting that resulted in the death of man in southwest Miami-Dade.

Just after 7:21 p.m. Tuesday evening officers were dispatched to the residence located at 10601 S.W. 27 Street after receiving multiple calls of a male shot.

According to investigators, 43 year old Josmel Herrera accidently shot himself once in the chest while conversing and explaining the proper way to clean a firearm on a video call with a family member. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded, performed emergency care, and transported Herrera to Kendall Regional Trauma Center where he later succumbed to his injuries.

There is no further information available at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.


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