Hero: Father Killed by Madman While Protecting Family

A man from Castle Rock was shot and killed after he got between a gunman and his family in Miami. Dustin Wakefield was dining with his family in South Beach when a man fired three shots from just two feet away.

Family tells CBS4 Wakefield was on vacation with his wife and one-year-old son. When the gunman approached, Wakefield stepped in the way and said, “this is my son” before he was shot, a witness told CBS4 Miami.

“After the shooting, he was dancing on top of the guy,” said a another witness, who didn’t want to be identified.

Wakefield’s uncle, Michael Wakefield told CBS4 that he was a hero, standing between the gunman, later identified as Tamarius Davis, and his family. Read more…

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