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Brutal beating in Southwest Miami-Dade County

Miami-Dade, Florida – Two men started arguing when it turned into a brutal attack in Southwest Miami-Dade County.
According to witnesses, one of the men used a shopping cart to beat the other.
“All of a sudden I see a shopping cart,” a witness said. “A blue shopping cart got picked up in the air and slammed down on the floor.”
According to that witness, he and others yelled for the man, identified by police as 36-year-old Dexter McQueen, to stop stomping and attacking the other man, but he would not.
“When I stepped out of the vehicle, I see a black male holding a shopping cart over the victim’s head and he slams it down,” the witness said.  “I have a concealed weapons permit,” he said. “I reach into my car and grab my pistol and held him at gunpoint.”
The incident happened near the intersection of Southwest 8th Street and 122nd Avenue, right in front of a CVS.
Fortunately, Florida Highway Patrol and Miami-Dade police got to McQueen and put him in handcuffs.
According to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue who took the victim to the hospital, he was in critical condition.

Raymond Simpson

Raymond Simpson is a California native, a longtime Coral Springs resident, and the Editor at TSFD. He lives with his family in Coral Springs, where you can find him on weekends running – literally running – with his two golden retrievers.

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