Miami police seek witnesses to 78 Street murder
Apr 18,2007 00:00 by Cheryl McDermott

(Miami, Florida) -- Miami homicide detectives are seeking witnesses to an early morning shooting death of a driver on NE 78 Street, authorities reported.

According to a news release issued by Miami Police Department, a vehicle crashed into a tree near 311 NE 78 Street about 5 a.m. Tuesday, April 17. When responding Miami Fire and Rescue units arrived at the location they found the driver dead of multiple gun shot wounds.

The victim, identified as 41-year old Albert Merrit, was driving a gray Mitsubishi Galant, and detectives urge anyone with information to contact them at 305.579.6530 or contact Miami Dade Crimestoppers at 305.471.TIPS.