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Man detained following shooting in West Little River

Victim airlifted to hospital

A man has been detained for questioning following a shooting in West Little River, authorities said.
A man has been detained for questioning following a shooting in West Little River, authorities said.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A man has been detained for questioning following a shooting in West Little River, authorities said.

According to Miami-Dade police Detective Lee Cowart, officers were called Tuesday afternoon to the area of Northwest 31st Avenue and 95th Street regarding some kind of disturbance or battery.

Witnesses told Local 10 News reporter Ian Margol that they heard several gunshots and ran for cover.

"And then somebody said, 'Somebody got shot. Somebody got shot.' And we found somebody shot and laying on the floor right there," one witness said.

The witness said the victim had been shot in the chest. 

He was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center. His condition has not been released.

No other details were immediately known.
 


About the Authors:

Amanda Batchelor is the managing editor for Local10.com.

Ian Margol joined the Local 10 News team in July 2016 as a general assignment reporter. Born in Miami Beach and raised in Broward County, Ian is thrilled to be back home in South Florida.