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1 dead after midday double shooting in Miami

Police searching for person who pulled the trigger

MIAMI – One person is dead and another is injured after a shooting in Miami.

Authorities rushed to the scene just before noon Sunday, finding two people suffering from gunshot wounds.

Residents in the area told Local 10 News the man killed was a father of two who was well known in the neighborhood.

The shooting took place near a convenience store located at Northwest 71st Street and 15th Avenue in Miami.

Just after 6 p.m. at the same location, another shooting took place that injured three men.

At one point, detectives stopped a Miami-Dade County Transit bus on the same block, possibly interviewing passengers as possible witnesses.

Investigators combed the scene during much of Sunday afternoon, collecting and removing evidence.

Police are searching for a shooter and still in the early stages of their investigation.

Meanwhile, Local 10 News had a crew at the scene when a man and woman started arguing outside the Grab-a-Snack Market.

The man punched the woman. She then left and returned with several men, who starting fighting with her attacker.

The brawl led to one man getting stabbed and two others getting shot.

Officers tackled the man with the knife to the ground.

He appeared to have been shot in the leg.

A short distance away, another man sat in a chair holding his stomach, while a woman applied pressure to his wound as they waited for paramedics to arrive.

“I know this is a pretty violent area, you know. I try to stay away from down here,” Danny Barbee, who witnessed the aftermath of the shootings, said.

Charges are pending against the man who was armed with a knife.


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