1 fatally shot inside car in northwest Miami-Dade, authorities say
Body covered with tarp outside yellow Camaro convertible
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – One man was fatally shot and another injured Thursday in northwest Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials said.
Police said the shooting happened during an altercation outside a home at 12530 NW 18th Court and discovered a man who was grazed by a bullet. The man was treated for his injury by firefighters and released on scene.
Police then got information about a yellow Chevrolet Camaro that was spotted fleeing the area, according to a media release.
That vehicle was later located in a shopping plaza on Northwest 127th Street and 17th Avenue at 12:45 p.m., where police said the victim drove himself to.
Sky 10 was above the scene.
A tarp was covering his body next to a yellow Chevrolet Camaro convertible that had its passenger door open. The 20-year-old man inside the vehicle was pronounced dead on scene by firefighters, a media release said.
Westview Middle School was temporarily placed on lockdown after the shooting as a precaution.
No arrests have been made, and it's unclear whether more than one person was involved in the shooting.
Miami-Dade police said another victim, who was not involved in the altercation, was grazed by a bullet and is speaking with detectives.
Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.
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