Police say Ernesto Velazquez was arrested for firing shots at Finnegan’s Irish Pub on South Beach Monday night.
MIAMI BEACH (CBS4) - A wheelchair bound man spent a night in jail
after allegedly firing off a couple rounds of ammunition at a popular
South Beach Irish pub Monday night.
Ernesto Velazquez, 29, was in a Miami-Dade courtroom Tuesday after
the shooting at Finnegan's on Lincoln Road. He is charged with
discharging a weapon in public and aggravated assault with a deadly
Witnesses say a server at the restaurant offered Velazquez a table outside to better accommodate his wheelchair.
Velazquez, reportedly drunk, was furious and grabbed his gun. Witnesses say they heard at least two shots.
A judge ordered Velazquez, who is still behind bars, to stay away from the bar.
No one was injured in the melee.