A 30-year-old suspect in the July 28 synagogue shooting in Miami-Dade County has been arrested, the Miami-Dade Police Department reported on Tuesday night, Local10.com reports.
The gunman, police officers identified as Carlints St. Louis, was in a black Chevrolet Impala when he stopped in front of Young Israel of North Miami Beach and fired his weapon. St. Louis, of Hallandale Beach, is a Hertz Rent A Car employee, and he was arrested at shopping mall in North Miami Beach, according to the arrest form.
Yosef Lifshutz, 68, was approaching the shul when he was wounded. He tried to escape the gunfire, but he collapsed on the ground. Lifshutz was born in Rochester, New York, and is an active member of Young Israel of North Miami Beach. He has undergone 15 surgeries since the shooting.
After the shooting received worldwide attention, detectives used data from license plate readers and St. Louis’ mobile cellphone records to identify him as a suspect.