Killed – Markette McNeal (Opa-locka, FL)


One man was killed in a shooting outside Opa-locka City Hall on Monday afternoon, according to the Miami-Dade Police Department.

The shooting happened about 12:25 p.m. Officers found dozens of bullet casings near the victim, who was transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he died.

Police arrested a man accused of killing another outside Opa-locka City Hall on Monday afternoon.

Police say Marquil Mucherson shot Markette McNeal, then got into a car and drove off. He crashed into another vehicle about a block away and left an assault rifle behind.

McNeal, 33, was transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he died.

Police took Mucherson, 23, into custody after he was seen running into a nearby apartment. He was charged with first-degree murder.

Topic: Homicide
Case #: PD131202443179
Date & Time of Occurrence: 12/02/2013 at approx. 12:25 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 133rd Street & Alexandria Drive
Opa-Locka, Florida

Victim #1:
Victim Name: Markette A. McNeal (Deceased), (B/M)
Victim DOB: 07/03/1980
Victim Age: 33
Victim Address: 13300 Alexandria Drive, #201
Opa Locka, Florida,
Victim #2:
Victim Name: Not Available, (/)
Victim Age: Adult
Subject #1:
Subject Name: Marquil Mucherson (In Custody), (B/M)
Subject DOB: 02/25/1990
Subject Age: 23
Subject Address: 13004 Alexandria Avenue, #104
Opa Locka, Florida,
Subject Charges: First Degree Murder
Vehicle #1:
Vehicle Make/Model: Buick/LaCrosse
Vehicle Color: White
Vehicle Description: Sedan
Shooting (Update #1)

(Miami-Dade County, FL) —

The Miami-Dade Police Department’s (MDPD) Homicide Bureau is investigating a shooting that resulted in the death of an adult male victim. According to investigators, the City of Opa-Locka Police Department responded to a shots fired call at the listed location. Upon arrival, the officers discovered the victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound(s). He was transported to the Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital where he expired.

During the investigation, investigators developed real-time intelligence that led them to an apartment located at 135th Street & N.W. 32nd Court. Pursuant to successful negotiation efforts by MDPD’s Special Response Team (SRT), 3 subjects were removed from the apartment and are currently being questioned by investigators.

Note: A firearm and assault weapon were also recovered from a vehicle at an alternate/related crime scene at 132nd Street & Cairo Lane. The vehicle is being processed by MDPD Crime Scene personnel.

The investigation remains active/ongoing.

UPDATE #1: The victim and the subject have been identified and listed above.


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