Incident

2-27-2016 Florida Miami Gardens 1-1

Location

February 27, 2016

2200 block of Northwest 172nd Terrace
Miami Gardens, Florida
Geolocation: 25.9315, -80.2369

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Tavaris Rhodes
  • Age: 14
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Friends
  • Name: Zyon Desanges
  • Age: 14
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Playing with gun
  • Possession of gun by felon or prohibited person

Notes

Teen and friend playing with gun when it AD'd and fatally struck victim.14-year old subject was charged with Manslaughter and Possession of a Firearm by a Minor

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Handgun
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 24
State Senate District: 36
State House District: 102