Veteran Marine gunned down outside Miami casino on Christmas night

3 people in custody
Posted at 7:22 AM, Dec 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-27 07:54:17-05

A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps was gunned down Christmas night at a South Florida casino.

Family members of Fernando Duarte said he was shot while leaving the Miccosukee Casino in Miami.

The 33-year-old walked out after winning a prize from a slot machine when he was shot by three gunmen.

Duarte was rushed to Kendall Regional Hospital where he later died.

Miccosukee police said three people are in custody in connection with the shooting. Detectives did not release their identities or the charges they face.

The investigation is ongoing.

Courtesy of our news partner at NBC Miami