Hialeah Apartment Shooting

  • A resident of the Hialeah apartment building where seven people were fatally shot walks outside police tape Saturday. Benjamin S. Brasch / Miami Herald

  • Police cars line a Hialeah street where a shootout left seven dead Saturday. Joey Flechas / Miami Herald

  • Scene of shooting in Hialeah at West 46 Street and West 16 Avenue, in Hialeah, that left seven dead. Gaston De Cardenas / El Nuevo Herald

  • Shamira Piscioti cries while speaking on the phone after her parents Italo Piscioti, 78, and Samira Piscioti, 68, were shot to death at an apartment building at West 46th Street and 16th Avenue. Gaston DeCardenas / El Nuevo Herald

  • Police said a tenants' association dispute turned into a deadly hostage situation at Todel Apartments, 1485 W. 46th St., early Saturday, July 27, 2013. Police shot and killed the armed suspect, who killed six other people at the apartment complex. Here, residents are on their balconies near the balcony at center, where the suspect started a fire that Hialeah Fire-Rescue responded to during the situation. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Holes from bullets fired by Hialeah Police at a suspect who killed six people are visible at left, on the fourth-floor stairwell at Todel Apartments, 1485 W. 46th St. This is where the polic SWAT officers killed the armed suspect after he killed six people at the apartment complex .early Saturday, July 27, 2013. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Hialeah Police's Comand Unit is parked outside a city apartment complex where a tenant dispute turned deadly early Saturday, July 27, 2013. Police said a tenants' association dispute turned into a deadly hostage situation at Todel Apartments, 1485 W. 46th Police shot and killed the armed suspect, who killed six other people at the apartment complex. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Hialeah Police's Comand Unit is parked outside a city apartment complex where a tenant dispute turned deadly early Saturday, July 27, 2013. Police said a tenants' association dispute turned into a deadly hostage situation at Todel Apartments, 1485 W. 46th Police shot and killed the armed suspect, who killed six other people at the apartment complex. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Hialeah Police said a tenants' association dispute turned into a deadly hostage situation at Todel Apartments, 1485 W. 46th St., early Saturday, July 27, 2013. Police shot and killed the armed suspect, who killed six other people at the apartment complex.The suspect's apartment -- the second balcony from the top left balcony -- was where he started a fire earlier. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Residents who live across the street from a Hialeah apartment complex where a tenant dispute turned deadly watch police working on Saturday, July 27, 2013. Hialeah Police said a tenants' association dispute turned into a deadly hostage situation at Todel Apartments, 1485 W. 46th St.. Police shot and killed the armed suspect, who killed six other people at the apartment complex. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Two unidentified woman outside Hialeah apartment building where shooting left seven person dead on Friday, July 26, 2013. Gaston De Cardenas / El Nuevo Herald

  • Unidentified persons comfort each other outside Hialeah apartment building where shooting left seven person dead on Friday, July 26, 2013. Gaston DeCardenas / El Nuevo Herald

  • Unidentified persons comfort each other outside Hialeah apartment building where shooting left seven person dead on Friday, July 26, 2013. Gaston DeCardenas / El Nuevo Herald

  • Two unidentified woman outside Hialeah apartment building where shooting left seven person dead on Friday, July 26, 2013. Gaston DeCardenas / El Nuevo Herald

  • Miami-Dade morgue employees remove a body from the apartment located on 46th St. and 16th Ave. in Hialeah where seven were killed in a shooting on Friday, July 26, 2013. Roberto Koltun / El Nuevo Herald

  • Residents of the apartment in Hialeah on 46th St. and 16th Ave. in West Hialeah where a shooting occured on Friday, July 26, 2013 where seven people died. Roberto Koltun / el Nuevo Herald

  • Residents of the apartment where the shooting that occured at 46th St and 16th Ave that left seven people dead watch police investigators from the side balcony. Saturday July 27, 2013 Roberto Koltun / el Nuevo Herald

  • One of the hostages Zoeb Nek. RAUL TORRES / FOR THE MIAMI HERALD

  • One of the hostages Zoeb Nek. RAUL TORRES / FOR THE MIAMI HERALD

  • Carl Zogby, Hialeah Police Department spokesman, speaks at a press conference Saturday afternoon about the Pedro Vargas, the man who killed six others before police had to kill him in a hostage standoff. BENJAMIN S. BRASCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Carl Zogby, Hialeah Police Department spokesman, speaks at a press conference Saturday afternoon about the Pedro Vargas, the man who killed six others before police had to kill him in a hostage standoff. BENJAMIN S. BRASCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Pedro A. Vargas, the man who killed six others before police had to kill him in a hostage standof in Hialeah. Photo courtesy of Hialeah Police