Police say Adrian Dorta Martinez killed owner of barber shop after fight
An argument outside a barbershop led to a fatal shooting Tuesday afternoon in West Little River.
Adrian Dorta Martinez, 46, was arrested Wednesday on charges of first-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder.
The shooting occurred shortly before 1:30 p.m. outside Luigi Acosta Clippers Barber Shop on Northwest 95th Street.
According to a Miami Dade police report, the owner of the barbershop, Luigi Acosta , who is known as La Garata Films to his family and friends, was shot to death after an ongoing feud with a neighbor, who is Dorta Martinez.
Witnesses said the altercation was over loud music coming from the barbershop.
Police said Dorta Martinez drove to the barbershop in a gray Hyundai Santa Fe and confronted the victim, at which time a fight ensued.
Someone broke up the fight, but Dorta Martinez went to his car, pulled out a gun and shot the victim, police said.
The 35-year-old victim managed to run away and tried to hide, but Dorta Martinez drove around the block, got out of his car and shot the victim multiple times.
Luigi Acosta was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead.
Police said the entire shooting was recorded on the barber shop’s surveillance cameras.
Dorta Martinez was being held without bond at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center.