Little Havana - Flagami

Police: Motive for Little Havana shooting may be robbery

Miami police identified a man who was shot and killed in Little Havana over the weekend.

Police say Schiharia Aila Sai Kiran, 22, was talking on his cell phone at about 2:30 a.m. Saturday outside an apartment building at 1043 Southwest Sixth St. when someone confronted him.

The gunman demanded Kiran's cell phone and then shot him several times, according to police.

Kiran was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center in extremely critical condition, and died shortly after arriving.

Police believe the motive for the shooting was robbery.

Anyone with information is asked to call Miami Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 305-603-6350 or Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471- TIPS.