Florida man opens fire in hotel lobby because a mother and son weren't social distancing, police say

A Florida man fired a gun inside a Miami Beach hotel after he became angry that a mother and son weren't social distancing, police said.

The shooting happened Monday night at the Crystal Beach Suites Hotel on Collins Avenue. Douglas Marks reportedly entered the lobby of the beachfront hotel and noticed a mother and son sitting on a couch.

"You all aren't social distancing," Marks told the mother and son, according to the police report. Marks then told them, "You all need to leave."

The mother, Veronica Pena, and her son ignored the man.

Marks then pulled out a firearm and fired several shots. An anonymous male witness said he shielded the mother and son during the shooting, and claimed there were "like six" shots fired.

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