2 injured during shooting in Miami's Little Havana

Officers close area of Eighth, Seventh streets

LITTLE HAVANA, Fla. – A shooting left two men wounded Sunday morning in Miami's Little Havana and was affecting traffic on Eighth Street. 

Officers responded to Southwest 33rd Avenue and Southwest Sixth Street after the 8 a.m. Officers handcuffed a man who has long, dark hair and was wearing a neon green T-shirt and flip-flops. 

Crime scene investigators focused on a black pickup truck carrying a blue industrial ladder. The driver's side was riddled with bullets. The window had two bullet holes. 

Miami Fire Rescue personnel took the victims to Jackson Memorial Hospital. According to Officer Kenia Fallat, one man was in the emergency room and the other was at Ryder Trauma Center.  

Officers closed the area of Southwest Eighth Street in both directions, from Southwest 34th to 35th avenues, and Seventh Street in both directions, between Southwest 33th and 34th avenues.

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