Man shot multiple times during robbery in southwest Miami-Dade

Victim taken to hospital in stable condition

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A man was shot multiple times Thursday morning during a robbery in southwest Miami-Dade County, police said.

Miami-Dade police were investigating the shooting and robbery reported about 7 a.m. on Southwest Eighth Street near Southwest 71st Court.

A bicycle could be seen on the ground in the street between the police tape.

There's a motel and a bus stop in the area, and detectives are working to determine where he was when he was approached by the shooter. 

Detectives scoured the neighborhood street for evidence and went door to door, looking for residents who might have surveillance cameras.

A woman who lives in the area told Local 10 News reporter Erica Rakow that she was home with her 10-month-old baby and mother-in-law when she heard two gunshots.

The victim was taken to Kendall Regional Medical Center in stable condition. His name and age haven't been released.

Police were searching for the shooter.

Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. 

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