MIAMI. -Miami-Dade police have confirmed that a man is in custody on charges of kidnapping, assaulting, and shooting a 12-year-old boy.
He was identified Tuesday as Aliex Satiesteban, 43.
Santiesteban faces charges of sexual assault with a kidnapping of a minor under the age of 13, attempted murder, deadly weapon serious injury. The weekend, a 12-year-old boy is healing at Jackson Memorial Hospital, who was sexually attacked and shot over.
The child's life was probably saved by a good Samaritan.
A man who identified himself as Johnny said he found the boy wandering alone and crying early Saturday morning, blocks from the Foodland Market at Northwest 37th Avenue and 47th Street in Miami-Dade County.
He said he had been killed, and He was alert; He fell on the footpath. That's all I know," Johnny said. He was yelling, 'Please help me.
According to investigators, the boy was walking through the Brownsville neighborhood in northwest Miami-Dade County around 2 a.m. or 3 a.m. On Saturday, he was abducted by a man who forced him to be surrounded by four black doors.
At some point, the victim says he was sexually assaulted just before the stranger pulled out a gun and shot him. authorities say, The boy was ultimately forced out of the car.
Police described the suspect as a tall, white Spanish man with long horsehair. On Northwest 45th Street and 31st Avenue, He was driving a black sedan and was last seen. Seen in the area, where authorities said the boy was raped and shot. Witnesses come to the boy's aid and offer him water., In the Foodland Market surveillance video, Within minutes, the police and paramedics arrived. An officer helped the boy onto a stretcher before taking him to Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he was in critical condition.
The crime has left the neighbors in shock.
When they told me it was a boy. It's unbelievable. It was horrible. So whoever did it has to involve themselves because it's not right. It's a boy.
Zabaleta said, If this person is so stubborn in doing so, then God knows what else he wants to do. Our children in this area are not very safe as long as this person is out there.