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Video shows shooter in murder-suicide at Miami-Dade bank – NBC 6 South Florida

New video shows the moment a gunman opened fire on a car outside a bank in southwest Miami-Dade on Friday as police investigate a murder-suicide involving a mother and her 3-year-old child.

The video obtained by NBC6 was filmed by a witness at a Chase Bank in the area of ​​Bird Road and 152nd Avenue. NBC6 paused the video before the shooting.

According to Miami-Dade police, a woman in a minivan with a young boy inside was driving to the bank's ATM and was standing in line when a man in an SUV pulled up next to her and opened fire, killing the woman and child.

The man then shot himself, police said.

In the video, witnesses managed to attract the attention of a nearby officer.

“They are shooting over there, they are killing,” say the witnesses.

Police later identified the victims as 43-year-old Odalys Bancroft and her three-year-old son Theodore Couto, who would have turned four next month.

The suspect's name was not released. Homicide investigators were working to determine the relationship between the shooter and the victims.

Family members were apparently seen speaking to police outside the bank. One man told NBC6 he feared his ex-wife and child had been killed.

Bancroft was director of regulatory affairs at Jackson Health System. She joined the hospital system in 2015, began her career as a clinical nurse and eventually worked in leadership roles at Holtz Children's Hospital.

“Odalys believed deeply in our work and was never afraid to show her Jackson pride. Jackson is better because of Odalys and the indelible impression she left on our organization,” Carlos A. Migoya, CEO and president of Jackson Health System, said in a statement.



Three people, including a three-year-old child and his mother, have died after an apparent suicide-related shooting outside a bank in southwest Miami-Dade. Sophia Hernandez of NBC6 reports

Miami-Dade County police investigated two more cases of suspected murder and suicide last week.

On Thursday, a shooting in Coral Gables left a man and a woman dead and the woman's son hospitalized. On Sunday, June 2, a man shot and killed his elderly parents and partner before turning the gun on himself in a home in southwest Miami-Dade.