An alleged home invasion backfired badly for everyone involved Wednesday, with two people shot dead, a third hospitalized in critical condition, and the homeowner who shot the trio facing drug charges, police said.
According to Miami-Dade police, Carlos Andre Sanchez, 36, Marie Didier Fils-Aime, 42, and an as yet unidentified 41-year-old man attempted to get into Lazaro Gil's West Dade home at 3869 SW 99th Ave., just before 11 p.m. Tuesday and were met by gunfire.
When police arrived they found Sanchez dead outside the townhouse's front door and the unidentified male dead in the parking lot area. Fils-Aime, suffering from a gunshot wound, was also in the parking lot.
She was transported to Kendall Regional Medical Center, where she remains in critical condition, police said.
Police said they found Gil nearby a short while later, seated in his ex-girlfriend's car. Also in the car: A Glock .380 handgun that Gil told the police he owned.
A subsequent search found another handgun behind the apartment that police said also belonged to Gil.
And on the roof of the townhouse, police said they found 514 grams, or just over 18 ounces of marijuana.
Gil was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell, and intending to sell the weed within 1,000 feet of a school. He was not charged with any of the shootings.