Man protecting his baby fatally shot in Florida restaurant

Posted at 4:44 PM, Aug 25, 2021

and last updated 4:44 PM, Aug 25, 2021


Tamarius Blair Davis Jr. – mushroom-fueled suspect

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A gunman walked into a Miami Beach restaurant and fatally shot a tourist who was protecting his 1-year-old son.

Tamarius Blair Davis told investigators he shot 21-year-old Dustin Wakefield on Tuesday night because “was high on mushrooms, which made him feel empowered.

He told investigators he walked into La Cerveceria restaurant and picked Wakefield out at random.

Shooting Victim Dustin Wakefield

Wakefield’s family says he stood up and got between Davis and his son, saying “He’s only a boy.”

Police say Davis then shot Wakefield multiple times.

Davis then ran from the restaurant and was captured in a nearby alley.

He is charged with murder.


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