1 person killed, 1 injured after shooting in busy area of northeast Miami-Dade County

Intersection of Ives Dairy Road, Highland Lakes Boulevard extremely congested during rush hour

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Police are investigating a deadly shooting in northeast Miami-Dade County.

Two men were shot in the area of Highland Lakes Boulevard and Ives Dairy Road.

It happened about 5:30 p.m. Monday, which is a time where that area is highly congested with traffic.

A view from Sky 10 showed one victim being wheeled out of a home off Highland Lakes Boulevard, just south of Ives Dairy Road.

Nearby, several police cruisers surrounded a car at the corner of Highland Lakes Boulevard and Ives Dairy Road, where a second person was seen on a stretcher being taken to an ambulance.

Police said one man was struck in the head and the other was hit in the upper torso.

Both victims were taken to area hospitals, after which one was pronounced dead.

Police also said the victims were shot in different locations, but did not release any details on their age, gender or possible relationship.

Officers from several agencies were at the scene, including Miami-Dade police, Sunny Isles Beach police, Aventura police and deputies from the Florida Highway Patrol.

Police are in the early stages of their investigation.

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