1 wounded in shooting on Ocean Drive near Clevelander

Police take one person in custody, recover weapon

By Peter Burke - Local10.com Managing Editor, Saira Anwer - Reporter

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - One person was wounded in a shooting Saturday night near the Clevelander in South Beach, closing down a stretch of Ocean Drive, police said.

The shooting occurred on the east side of Ocean Drive and 10th Street about 7 p.m.

Officer Ernesto Rodriguez, a spokesman for the Miami Beach Police Department, said one man was shot in the arm and taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami.

Rodriguez said one person is in custody and a gun has been recovered.

"Several others are being detained as we determine their involvement, as well as investigate the moments leading up to this shooting," Rodriguez said.

Cell phone video shows a man on his knees in the street. Witnesses told Local 10 News that they saw men arguing before they heard the gunshots.

"I heard three shots and when I looked out the window I saw two people and one guy surrendering like on his knees with his hands up in the street," one witness said.

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