Tourist Couple Walks In On Burglary in South Beach Hotel Room

In today's roundup of horrible things and other news: a tourist couple is robbed at gunpoint, a 15-year-old is fatally shot in Overtown, an 11-year-old is accidentally shot by his own mother, and two people are found hanging in a South Florida park. 

A couple from Mexico vacationing on South Beach were robbed at gun point in their hotel. The couple returned to their room around midnight at the Parisian Hotel in 1500 block of Collins Ave when they found two men in the process of burglarizing their room. 

One of the robbers pulled a gun on their couple and took their keys, cash and some personal belongings before escaping. 

Police are looking for the couple's car, a brown Dodge Avenger with Texas plate number BBW 914. Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. [



  • A 15-year-old boy was killed in Overtown after sitting in a car. The gunman responsible is still on the run. [WSVN]
  • A mother accidentally shot her 11-year-old son in the leg on Saturday night. She was showing a friend her gun when the firearm went off inside their home. [JustNews]
  • Many of South Florida's biggest law firms are trying to bounce back after layoffs and set backs. [Herald]
  • The troubled Biltmore hotel is still trying to renegotiate its rent payments with the city of Coral Gables. [CBS4]
  • Two young people were found hanging in a Coral Spring park in an apparent suicide, both are in critical condition. [Herald]

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