Police are currently in search of a suspect following the tragic shooting of two brothers in a southwest Miami-Dade apartment building on Saturday evening.
The victims, Alexis Martinez Marquez (19) and Osvaldo Martinez Marquez (16), were discovered after authorities received a report of gunfire just before 5:30 p.m. at the address 10214 SW 175th Street, which was reportedly vacant, according to a statement from the police.
A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for any information that leads to the apprehension and conviction of the suspect.
#DoubleHomicide #AlexisAndOsvaldoMartinezMarquez #SouthDade #Brothers – We are reposting this because these young men were brothers. Imagine the family who has to deal with this senseless #GunViolence. pic.twitter.com/6CGWyK5d8U
— Crime Stoppers Miami & FL Keys (@CrimeStopper305) September 10, 2023
Peter D’Oench from CBS News Miami spoke with a family member at the teens’ residence in Homestead.
She mentioned that the mother and other loved ones of the victims were too distraught to provide comments about the tragic incident.
As of now, the police have not disclosed whether the victims were acquainted with the assailant or if the attack was random.
Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact Miami-Dade police or Crimestoppers at 305-471-8477.