Police investigate fatal shooting outside LT Food Market

Body covered by yellow tarp in parking lot of northwest Miami-Dade County store

By Madeleine Wright - Reporter

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - A man is dead after a shooting Monday morning outside a northwest Miami-Dade County grocery store.

Police placed a yellow tarp over the victim's body in the parking lot of the LT Food Market on the corner of Northwest 27th Avenue and Northwest 43rd Terrace.

A witness said he heard gunfire about 5 a.m.

Police could be seen going in and out of the grocery store, shining flashlights on the ground and placing a possible witness in the back of a police car.

It's not yet known if there is a suspect or motive for the shooting.

Police have not yet identified the victim.

Residents who live nearby, meanwhile, told Local 10 News they are tired of the violence in the area.

"Every time you turn the TV on, somebody done got killed somewhere," Charlie Wright said. "So it's just killing, killing, killing, killing, killing. Every time you look, somebody done got killed. Young people killing each other. You know? It's sad." 

Anyone with further information about the shooting is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

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