Crime

A man told a robber two times he had no money. He was shot after each answer, cops say

Dennis Barajona was shot once in each leg, after telling the man trying to rob him that he didn’t have any money at 5 a.m. this morning, according to the Miami-Dade Police Department.
Dennis Barajona was shot once in each leg, after telling the man trying to rob him that he didn’t have any money at 5 a.m. this morning, according to the Miami-Dade Police Department. Miami Herald file

One man walked up to another on Monday and demanded that he buy a watch.

The unwilling customer said he had no money.

The man shot him in the leg, Miami-Dade police said.

When told to cough up money a second time, he was shot in the other leg, officers said.

The violent encounter happened at 5 a.m. Monday in the 26000 block of South Dixie Highway in South Miami-Dade.

Dennis Barajona was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital South in stable condition.

The gunman took off in a waiting car. He remains on the loose.

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