Police: Parking dispute escalates to fatal shooting; 2 dead

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – Two men were fatally shot after an argument over a parking space in a crowded Florida tourist district.

Miami Beach Police spokesman Ernesto Rodriguez says that two of Miami-Dade County men sustained gunshot wounds in the dispute late Sunday along a popular stretch of Ocean Drive. A victim died in a hospital.

Rodriguez says a car fleeing from the scene crashed into two police cars several blocks away, but not completely stop until two officers fired.

A suspect in the car was shot and died in a hospital. Three other suspects in the car were arrested.

Rodriguez says that the researchers believe they have identified the shooter from a parking dispute, and the costs will be requested.

Miami-Dade Police are investigating the shooting, in which the two Miami Beach officers. Both were placed on administrative leave.

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