Man shot in head dies at hospital, Miami police say

Man in his early 20s killed in shooting

MIAMI – A man is dead after being shot in the head Friday evening, Miami police said.

The shooting happened around 7:51 p.m. Friday near the 1600 block of Northwest 40th Street in Miami. Police received a call about multiple shots being fired.

Officers arrived to find a victim, described as a man in his early 20s, shot.

Police said the man was taken by Miami Fire Rescue to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead.

A gun was found at the scene, according to Miami police.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Miami Police Department's Homicide Unit at 305-603-6350. Police said tipsters with information who wish to remain anonymous can call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS (8477).

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