Police investigating death after responding to double shooting in Brownsville

Reports of a shooting inside a Miami-Dade County apartment building has led to a death investigation that spanned several hours.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Police officers spent several hours investigating a double shooting inside a Miami-Dade County apartment building.

It happened in Brownsville at approximately 11:30 p.m. Saturday near the corner of Northwest 50th Street and 24th Avenue.

According to authorities, Miami-Dade police officers responded after receiving calls regarding a sick or injured person and arrived to find two men who had been shot.

One of the men was pronounced dead at the scene and the other was rushed to Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital in critical condition.

Local 10′s cameras were rolling as Miami-Dade police detectives searched the area for clues.

Police in Miami-Dade are investigating a death at a Brownsville apartment. (WPLG)

They appeared to focus their energy on a ground-floor unit before leaving with several bags of evidence.

A K-9 unit was also observed at the crime scene to assist with the investigation.

A county medical examiner was brought to the scene, removing a body several hours after arriving.

Authorities said they did not have any information to provide regarding a subject or shooter.

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

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