Man shot, killed in Miami Gardens, police say

20-year-old Anthony Lopez pronounced dead at scene


MIAMI GARDENS – A man was shot and killed early Sunday in Miami Gardens, authorities said.

Karen Clarke, a spokeswoman for the city of Miami Gardens, said 20-year-old Anthony Lopez was shot about 12:55 a.m. near Northwest 39th Avenue and Northwest 188th Street. 

Paramedics with Miami-Dade Fire Rescue pronounced Lopez dead at the scene. 

Police said Lopez's car, a white 2008 Honda Civic, was recovered near where his body was found.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Miami Gardens Police Homicide Detective P. Valdes at 305-474-1454 or Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.