MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - The 50 State Security team is raising money for the family of a security guard who was shot Tuesday night at a Miami-Dade County Metrorail station.
At last check, Keith Cox, 49, remains on life support at Jackson Memorial Hospital.
According to police, witnesses heard multiple gunshots about 9:30 p.m. at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. station at Northwest 27th Avenue and Northwest 62nd Street.
Miami-Dade Transit temporarily closed the station, but it reopened Wednesday morning.
A witness told police that he saw a man running away from the scene after the shooting. He said the man got into a dark-colored vehicle and drove eastbound on Northwest 64th Street.
According to 50 State Security, Cox served eight years in the Air Force from 1984 to 1992.
Cox had worked as a security guard since 2002 and joined 50 State Security in 2011.
Co-workers said he received many awards and recognitions throughout his military and professional career.
Click here to donate to the GoFundMe page set up in Cox's honor.
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