- Associated Press - Monday, February 27, 2017

MIAMI (AP) - Two men have been arrested on second-degree murder charges after their accomplice was fatally shot during a robbery they were attempting.

Miami Police Department spokeswoman Kenia Fallat tells local media that 19-year-old Marcel Bolanos and 19-year-old Steven Palacio were arrested Sunday.

Police say Bolanos, Palacio and 18-year-old Alberto Medal approached a man who was walking down a street Friday night in Miami’s Little River neighborhood. Fallat says the men robbed the victim of his belongings at gunpoint.

An unknown man who witnessed the crime and was armed with a gun fired at the men, stopping the robbery.

Medal was struck, and later died at Jackson Memorial Hospital.

Miami Police are looking for any witnesses to the crime and for help in identifying the man who stopped the robbery.

It’s unclear if Bolanos or Palacio have attorneys.

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