Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers is offering up to $12,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the man who shot and killed Thomas Quass on July 4.
Miami Police Spokeswoman Frederica Burden said the family is desperate to find out who killed the 41-year-old as he walked to his car near Northwest 26th Street with his girlfriend.
“His family is really trying to find out what happened,” Burden said.
Quass and his girlfriend were walking to their car from a nearby nightclub when they were confronted man with a gun.
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Quass, an AT&T employee and part-time swim coach, was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center, where he died.
Two days later his mother, Melisa Quass, appeared with Miami detectives to ask the public for help.
“You would love him, too, if you'd have known him,” she said at the time. “He made everybody laugh.”
Police said the shooter is a male who is about 5-10 male weighing 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black and gray shirt, black pants and a black hat. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.