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Man Ambushed In Front Of Home

102 days ago, 2840 views
A Kendall man who was ambushed in front of his home nearly two months ago is asking for the public’s help in bringing the gunman to justice.

On August 27th, Alex Vega was parking his 2019 Land Rover SUV inside the garage of his home in the 10600 block of SW 118th Avenue at around 8 p.m., when he was shot.

The surveillance video shows an unknown male approaching the SUV, on the driver’s side, opening fire, striking Vega several times.

“Right in the back of my shoulder, right next to my spine, and underneath my heart and my lungs,” said Vega on Wednesday as he spoke about the shooting at Miami-Dade police headquarters.

The suspect is then seen running from the scene eastbound on SW 106 Terrace

“It’s a horrific experience to be pulling into your house and that happening to you,” said Vega.

Vega, 45, said he never got a good look at the masked gunman. Investigators believe the surveillance video of the attack points to a targeted ambush.Vega, a well-known auto designer, wants to know why.“I don’t have enemies,” he said. “I have a successful business. It could have been because of that, people that envy or hate you.”

Vega said it’ still painful to think about what could have happened, his wife and a son home were home at the time. “I just thank God every day that they hit me,” he said.

Vega said asking for help, something he says he’s watched on the news every day, is something that he never imagined he would have to do.

“Please, if anybody saw anything that you saw, that you could remember, please call Crime Stoppers. Let’s get this guy off of the streets, this is my community, your community, I love my community and love living with freedom and not fear,” he said.
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STtyrone's avatar
STtyrone - 101 days ago  - (Points 16777)
Wish the victim had a gun
Jake_99's avatar
Jake_99 - 101 days ago  - (Points 3912)
Wheres Derek Vinyard when you need him =

fatcashflow's avatar
fatcashflow - 101 days ago  - (Points 2687)
All these people say they have no enemies etc. 95 percent chance it’s not random. He ripped off someone or fucked his wife.
ScooterLippy's avatar
ScooterLippy - 101 days ago  - (Points 15)
Just a punk. Would like to see where he came from and why he was where he was but looked like an amateur. Tough guy who felt disrespected for some stupid reason.
AbSolitude's avatar
AbSolitude - 101 days ago  - (Points 438) ScooterLippy
Yeah, failing to get a kill at that distance even with a smaller revolver is a sure sign this was not a pro.
Chinook's avatar
Chinook - 101 days ago  - (Points 2163)
Fucking novice, shooting through the back window.
Onlyonecanopy's avatar
Onlyonecanopy - 101 days ago  - (Points 7574)
Nowadays you just follow the neighbors home security cameras all the way back to where he was parked , then all the way back to where he disguised himself to all the way back to his lunch break to all the way back...
AbSolitude's avatar
AbSolitude - 101 days ago  - (Points 438) Onlyonecanopy
Well shit! There should just be a camera drone following everyone, all the time! Then the world will be perfectly just, and no one will commit crimes! ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
Rodslinger18's avatar
Rodslinger18 - 101 days ago  - (Points 3697)
Im pretty sure I have accurate information on the suspect.It was a shitholer.
Fry_Swatter's avatar
Fry_Swatter - 102 days ago  - (Points 38834)
....Probably a DACA beaner....
JohnGalt's avatar
JohnGalt - 101 days ago  - (Points 11292) Fry_Swatter
Yep came across as a surgeon still wearing the mask.
Onlyonecanopy's avatar
Onlyonecanopy - 101 days ago  - (Points 7574) JohnGalt
No , Asian ..with a cold ;)
Organic_Panic's avatar
Organic_Panic - 100 days ago  - (Points 4015) Fry_Swatter
Light blue and white bandana over the face. You're probably right. And being in Miami...

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