North Mami-Dade woman shot dead behind daycare center
03/12/2014 6:29 PM
03/12/2014 11:07 PM
Police were searching Wednesday for a man who shot a woman dead behind a daycare center in North Miami-Dade.
Miami-Dade Police said the shooter got into a fight with Michelle Wilcox, 33, of Opa-locka, in a home, chased her almost two blocks, then shot her on a swale behind the daycare.
No one was injured at the Academy of Knowledge preschool, police said.
Police said the couple got into an argument in the home at 11741 NW 22nd Ct. The fight began “escalating,” with Wilcox running from the home, and the man chasing her, police said. The shooting took place just after 3 p.m. at 2240 NW 119th Street.
“He actually chased her out of the house, and caught up to her,” said to Miami-Dade police Detective Roy Rutland.
Police did not immediately release the name of the man, but said that after shooting Wilcox, he fled in a white sedan.
Police said the shooter was still at large as of 10:30 p.m.
Oops, you haven't selected any newsletters. Please check the box next to one or more of our email newsletters and submit again.
Oops, you didn't provide a valid email address. Please double-check the email field and submit again.
Join the Discussion
Miami Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.