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Second victim in Coral Way restaurant shooting dies, and the gunman is named

Shooting at Coral Way restaurant leaves 3 dead

A gunman entered the Latin Cafeteria Restaurant on Coral Way in Miami-Dade on Saturday, May 20, 2017, and shot two women. One woman died Satruady, the other Sunday, The shooter took off in a green Jeep Cherokee, police said, and police found him d
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A gunman entered the Latin Cafeteria Restaurant on Coral Way in Miami-Dade on Saturday, May 20, 2017, and shot two women. One woman died Satruady, the other Sunday, The shooter took off in a green Jeep Cherokee, police said, and police found him d

A second woman has died after a shooting at a Coral Way restaurant, Miami-Dade police said Sunday. Police also identified the shooter who was later found dead in his Jeep.

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Yenat Guardado, 38, died Sunday at Kendall Regional Trauma Center. Her sister Madlin Guardado, 39, also was killed.

Both women were shot Saturday, two days before Madlin’s 40th birthday, at the Latin Cafeteria Restaurant on Coral Way. The shooter was identified as 84-year-old Jose Reina.

Miami-Dade police found Reina in his green Jeep Cherokee, dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound around 3:35 p.m., about three hours after he shot the Guardado sisters.

Reina and Madlin Guardado shared a rented house in the 2400 block of Southwest 131st Court, according to records.

The restaurant, 7360 SW 24th St., remained closed Sunday morning as questions about Saturday’s tragedy remained open:

Why did Reina walk into the West Miami-Dade restaurant just after noon, murder two sisters in their 30s, then commit suicide in his car at an intersection five miles away? Police aren’t saying yet.

Saturday’s deadly violence at a South Florida workplace follows two other shootings this year, one at a restaurant and the other at a mall gym.

Personal trainer Abeku Wilson walked into the Shops at Merrick Park Equinox gym on April 8 and shot Janine Ackerman and Marios Hortis before shooting himself. He was fired from the gym earlier that day.

Five days earlier, Arturo Exum walked into a Miami Gardens’ Chili’s restaurant and allegedly shot 36-year-old Lester Reid. The shooting followed Exum’s girlfriend calling him after she and Reid argued at the restaurant.

David J. Neal: 305-376-3559, @DavidJNeal

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