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The events occurred on Monday night, according to a police report.
A Miami man has been arrested for shooting inside the lobby of a Miami Beach hotel, allegedly for lack of social distancing. According to a report, Douglas Marks He confronted a woman and her son in the lobby of the Crystal Beach Suites located at 6985 Collins Avenue on Monday night.
Veronica Peña and her son, both from New Mexico, said thatThey were in the hall when they saw Marks.
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« There is no social distancing, » Marks said, according to the affidavit. Then he told them he had to go, before taking a firearm and making several shots.
A witness recorded the scene after the arrival of the police, that stopped Marks. No one was injured.
A person who was there, and who does not want to be identified, said that tried to protect tourists with his body. « He tried to shoot the children, » he said.
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Marks allegedly admitted to the shooting, But he told detectives that it was « four warning shots. »
Marks now faces multiple charges, including aggravated assault. with a deadly weapon. Marks remains at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center.
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