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Police respond to call of shots fired in Miami Beach

Miami Beach police recover firearm, detain 1 person after report of gunfire

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – Police in Miami Beach have someone detained after responding to a call of shots fired. 

Authorities responded to the area of 41st Street and Chase Avenue shortly before 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

According to Miami Beach police, one person has been detained and there are no reported victims. 

One shot was fired and a bullet was found in a building across the street, police said. 

Police also said a firearm was recovered.  

Traffic in the area of 41st Street between Prairie and Meridian avenues is being restricted during the investigation. 

Police said the shooting was concerning as it was very close to an elementary school and a synagogue. 


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