1 killed, 1 injured in North Miami shootings

Suspect in custody, police say

By Amanda Batchelor - Senior Digital Editor, Andrew Perez - Reporter

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. - One person was killed Monday and one was injured in two shootings that are believed to be related, authorities said.

The shootings were reported in the area of Northwest 129th Street and 15th Avenue.

North Miami police said a man was found dead in a home and another male, whose age was not immediately known, was shot outside the house.

Someone took the surviving victim to a local hospital.

Police said a suspect is in custody.

A motive is not yet known.

"We don't know exactly what the motive is, and that's why our detectives are here investigating," North Miami police Cmdr. Rafael Estrugo said.

The suspect's identity was not immediately released.

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