A man is facing multiple charges after a wild crime spree in Miami-Dade that included a stolen public bus, an attempted armed carjacking and a double shooting that left one man dead and another seriously injured over the weekend.
Lekambrick Aljenard Hanna, 32, was arrested Saturday on charges including second-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, grand theft of a vehicle, attempted armed robbery and tampering with evidence, arrest reports and jail records showed.
The rampage began Friday evening with the theft of the Miami-Dade Transit bus in the area of Southwest 1st Avenue and Southwest 1st Street.
A bus driver flagged down the officer and said he left the bus briefly to take a bathroom break and when he returned he saw a man who had been a passenger get into the driver’s seat and drive away, the reports said .
The bus was later found abandoned in the area of Southeast 2nd Avenue and Southeast 4th Street off an Interstate 95 exit.
Surveillance footage from the bus helped investigators identify the suspect as Hanna, the reports said.
Shortly after the bus theft, a driver who was stopped at Biscayne Boulevard and East Flagler Street with his window down said he was looking at his phone when he heard someone pulling on the doorknob. Then he looked up and saw a man. Hanna pointed a gun at him, the reports say.
Fearing for his life, he drove off and was able to flag down an officer, the reports said.
A few hours after that incident, just after midnight Saturday, two men were sitting in a car stopped at the intersection in the area of Northwest 143rd Street and Northwest 16th Court when they were approached by a man with a gun in his hand, reports say in the reports.
The gunman fired several times at the car and fled on foot, the reports said. According to the reports, the incident was captured on surveillance video.
One victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds and died at the scene; the second victim was taken to hospital in critical condition.
According to the reports, Hanna’s sister witnessed the shooting and confirmed that the shooter was her brother.
After the shooting, Hanna returned to his nearby home, entered through a window and changed to disguise himself. However, when he tried to leave the house, he was arrested, the reports said.
According to the reports, a gun was found in the backyard of the house near the window he entered through.
The man killed in the shooting was later identified as 33-year-old Michael Jack Bernard.
Hanna was taken to jail, where he was being held without bail Monday, records show. Attorney information was not available.
Hanna was arrested in May after police said he stole a Miami-Dade Fire Rescue truck and led authorities on a chase that spanned three counties before he was taken into custody.
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The video from Only in Dade showed part of the pursuit that went through Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, involving the Florida Highway Patrol and other agencies including the Opa-Locka Police Department and the Broward Sheriff’s Office , connected.
The chase lasted about an hour before Hanna surrendered.
Records showed Hanna was already on probation.