Stopping for car trouble in East Little Havana ended in a violent death for a driver, Miami police said Sunday.
Arriving at Northwest Fourth Street and 10th Avenue around 7:25 p.m. Saturday, police found a 40-year-old male unconscious with gunshot wounds to the chest.
Police say witnesses saw the man pull over to address a problem with his car. As he did, a robber demanded the driver’s possessions.
The driver, identified as 42-year-old Jose Manuel Reyes, refused and during a struggle the robber pulled a gun and shot him. The driver, who was not identified Sunday afternoon, died at Ryder Trauma Center.
Anyone with information is asked to call Miami police’s homicide unit at 305-603-6350. Anonymous tips can be delivered through Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477 or the website.