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Investigation into Shell gas station shooting leads to home 10 miles away

SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. – A shooting that happened at a Shell gas station off Southwest 152nd Street and 122nd Avenue Saturday morning may be linked to another crime scene about 10 miles away.

Evidence markers that were placed next to bullet casings, a cell phone and a damaged umbrella at the Southwest Miami-Dade gas statuib were cleared away Saturday night.

According to investigators, this all happened around 8 a.m. after a heated exchange between two men that led up to one of them opening fire on the other.

Miami-Dade police later confirmed that the shooting was a result of a robbery.

Police said after the shooting, the gunman sped off. The man shot was rushed to Kendall Regional Medical Center where he was in critical condition but later died from his injuries.

The investigation has led police to a home off Southwest 162nd Court and 60th Terrace. There, Local 10 spotted two police cars parked in front of the house, blocked off by crime scene tape.

While police would not divulge details to Local 10 as to why they are focusing their attention at the home, they did confirm that it is linked to their search for the gunman in the Shell gas station shooting.

Police told Local 10 that they are questioning several people who have been detained.

Detectives are also reviewing surveillance video from inside and outside the gas station.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.


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