Argument Leads to Fatal Shooting in Florida Publix Payline


CORAL GABLES — An argument in a South Florida grocery store queue escalated into a fatal shooting, while other shootings in the state have taken place at a sports bar and banquet hall.

The argument between two men began in line for a Publix on Saturday night in the upscale Coral Gables neighborhood, known for its Mediterranean-style mansions and home to the University of Miami. One of the men pulled out a gun and shot the other man. The victim died in the store, and the shooter was in custody, according to the Miami Herald.

No other details were immediately provided.

Meanwhile, four people were fatally shot Saturday night at Player’s Sports Bar and Grill in North Lauderdale, according to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office. After a fight broke out in the sports bar and a patron was told to leave, the patron fired into the bar, hitting several people. One victim has potentially life-threatening injuries, the sheriff’s office said in a news release.

The suspect fled.

In Orlando, police were looking for a suspect in a fatal shooting at a banquet hall early Sunday. Police were called to the scene where they found a victim in critical condition, according to Orlando television station WFTV.

The victim was pronounced dead in a hospital. No other details were immediately provided.


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