Miami firefighters battled a massive 3-alarm fire at a downtown apartment complex for over eight hours. Authorities said Monday evening that a suspect, 73-year-old Juan Francisco Figueroa, believed to have shot a man and ignited the fire at the Temple Court Apartments, is now in custody.

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A suspect is in custody in connection to a shooting and fire at a downtown Miami apartment complex that was engulfed in flames on Monday morning.

The fire, the city’s first 3-alarm blaze in 25 years, engulfed the four-story building. Firefighters rescued over 40 people trapped inside, including some from their balconies. All residents have been accounted for, with three firefighters hospitalized in stable condition.

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An investigation into the shooting and fire was ongoing, police and fire officials said.

The fire started on the third floor around 8:15 a.m., where firefighters found a shooting victim, later identified by his family as 30-year-old maintenance worker Feder-One Biotte. Biotte was rushed to the hospital in critical condition and underwent surgery for a stomach wound.