Fight over woman turns into shooting near Miami International Airport

Police: Domestic-related shooting leaves man wounded in Virginia Gardens

VIRGINIA GARDENS, Fla. – A fight between two men over a woman resulted in a Friday shooting in Miami-Dade County that left one man in handcuffs and the other wounded at Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center.

The man who suffered the gunshot wound was undergoing surgery on Friday night, according to the Virginia Gardens Police Department.

The argument began at the Parkway Inn Airport Motel at 777 Curtis Pkwy., in Miami Springs, and it spilled to the parking lot of the nearby Pizza Hut at 5731 NW 36 St., in Virginia Gardens.

Hours after the shooting, detectives were still investigating the domestic violence incident. They focused on an area of the motel and on a parked white sedan with the driver-side door open.

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