North Miami Beach Smoke Shop Owner Killed in Armed Robbery

Police are searching for a gunman following a deadly robbery at Cloudz Smoke Shop in North Miami Beach. The incident, which took place on June 11, resulted in the tragic death of the store’s owner.

Surveillance footage from Miami Cloudz Smoke Shop, located on Northeast 163rd Street near 20th Avenue, shows four individuals at the shop’s counter. One of them brandishes a firearm, pointing it at Salem Albakri, 35 years old, instructing him not to move.

North Miami Beach Police responded to reports of an injured person at the smoke shop around 9:42 p.m. Upon arrival, they found Salem Albakri suffering from a gunshot wound. Despite efforts from emergency responders, Albakri passed away from his injuries at the scene.

Initial investigations indicate that the incident stemmed from an armed robbery that turned deadly. The North Miami Beach Police Department’s Investigations Division is actively looking into the case and is urging anyone with information or who may have witnessed the event to come forward.

Community cooperation is crucial in seeking justice for the victim and their family. Any information, no matter how insignificant it may seem, could assist in apprehending those responsible for this tragic act of violence.

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