Man killed in drive-by shooting in northwest Miami-Dade

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Two men were shot at early Monday morning in a drive-by shooting in northwest Miami-Dade, one of whom was struck, authorities confirmed.

According to Miami-Dade police spokesman Angel Rodriguez, officers responded to the scene in the 2000 block of Northwest 66th Street just before 1:45 a.m. in reference to a ShotSpotter alert.

Rodriguez said Miami-Dade Fire Rescue personnel also responded and pronounced the victim who was shot dead at the scene.

Sky 10 was above the area as a yellow tarp covered the victim’s body. It appeared that he collapsed underneath an outdoor staircase.

The second man was not injured, Rodriguez said.

It was an emotional scene at the Gladeview apartment complex following the shooting.

The victim’s friends and family cried out as neighbors honored the victim by playing gospel music.

Detectives spent hours at the apartment complex taking photos and interviewing family members and neighbors.

No arrests have been made and authorities have yet to release a description of the shooter or an apparent motive.

Anyone with further information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.


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