A 16-year-old boy and his 19-year-old brother were killed in a shooting on Saturday afternoon in Southwest Miami-Dade County, police say.
Osvaldo Martinez Marquez and his older sibling, Alexis Martinez Marquez, were killed around 5:30 p.m. at an abandoned house, 10214 SW 175th St., in the West Perrine community, Miami-Dade police said in a news release.
“Miami-Dade Police Department responded to 10214 SW 175th St. to reports of a shooting,” Det. Angel Rodriguez told the Miami Herald in an email on Sunday. “Upon arrival, they discovered two, unidentified white males with apparent gunshot wounds.”
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue determined both were dead, Rodriguez added.
A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for anonymous tips leading to the arrest of the killer or killers of the Martinez Marquez brothers, according to Miami-Dade & The Florida Keys Crime Stoppers.
#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
Anyone with information about homicide is encouraged to contact Miami-Dade Police Department Homicide Detective R. Riveron at 305-471-2400. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by dialing 305-471-8477.