Arrest Made in Fatal Florida City Shooting: 18-Year-Old Faces Second Degree Murder Charge

Florida City, Florida – An 18-year-old man has been taken into custody following the tragic shooting of a 15-year-old boy in Florida City on Saturday morning. The suspect, identified as Jeron Smith, is facing charges of second-degree murder in connection with the death of Damarion Bailey.

Law enforcement officers from Florida City responded to the incident near northwest 13th street and fifth avenue at approximately 10:30 a.m. on Saturday. Upon arrival, they discovered Bailey suffering from gunshot wounds. Tragically, Bailey succumbed to his injuries at the scene, as confirmed by Miami-Dade Police.

The circumstances leading up to the shooting remain unclear at this time. It was reported that the alleged shooter fled the scene before the arrival of authorities. However, the authorities were able to apprehend the suspect, identified as Jeron Smith, who is scheduled to appear before a judge in bond court on Sunday.

As the investigation into this tragic incident continues, authorities are working diligently to uncover more details surrounding the events that led to the fatal shooting of Damarion Bailey. Updates on this case will be provided as they become available.

Our thoughts are with the family and loved ones of Damarion Bailey during this difficult time.