GABLES CORAL, Fla. (AP)
An argument in the checkout counter of a South Florida grocery store escalated into a deadly shooting, as other shootings took place at a sports bar and a banquet hall.
The argument between the two men began at the checkout of a Publix Saturday night in the upscale Coral Gables neighborhood, known for its Mediterranean-style mansions and home to the University of Miami. One of the men pulled out a gun and shot the other man. The victim died in the store and the shooter is in police custody, according to the Miami Herald.
No further details were immediately provided.
Meanwhile, four people were shot Saturday night at the Player’s Sports Bar and Grill in North Lauderdale, according to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office. After a fight broke out in a sports bar and a patron was asked to leave, the patron opened fire at the bar, hitting several people. One victim’s injuries are believed to be life-threatening, the sheriff’s office said in a press release.
The suspect fled the scene.
In Orlando, police are hunting for a suspect in a fatal shooting at a party hall early Sunday morning. According to Orlando broadcaster, WFTV, police were called to the site of the event where they found a victim in critical condition.
The victim is believed to have died at the hospital. No further details were immediately provided.
Copyright 2022 Fort Myers Broadcasting Company. Copyright Registered. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without prior written consent.
https://www.winknews.com/2022/02/06/argument-leads-to-fatal-shooting-in-checkout-line-of-grocery-store/ The argument that led to the fatal shooting in the grocery store checkout