MIAMI (AP). The homeless person from South Florida without a weapon was charged with attacking tourists from Chicago.
Miami Beach police report that 46-year-old Jonathan Crenshaw, holding scissors using his feet, fatally wounded 22-year-old Cesar Coronado at around midnight on Tuesday morning.
The Miami Herald reports that Crenshaw is a well-known fixture in the Miami area, well-known for his paintings in the fashionable South Beach area.
According to the police report, Crenshaw says he was lying at the time Coronado approached him and struck him on the head. Police claim Crenshaw attacked Coronado twice before fleeing.
A person who was travelling with Coronado told me they had requested Crenshaw for directions and Crenshaw suddenly jumped up and hit Coronado on the shoulder. He was transported by ambulance to the hospital.
Crenshaw was accused of having an overly aggressive battery.
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