Gunman stays with Cutler Bay shooting victim until officers arrive, police say


CUTLER BAY, Fla. – A man was shot on Thursday night in Miami-Dade County’s Cutler Bay area. The accused gunman waited for officers to arrive, police said.

According to Detective Lee Cowart, a spokesman for the Miami-Dade Police Department, officers found a man injured who identified the alleged shooter. They were in the area of Southwest 98th Avenue and Southwest 216th Terrace.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue personnel responded to the scene at the Laguna Pointe community and used a helicopter to take the victim to the Jackson South Medical Center.

Officers are asking anyone with information about the shooting to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.

Local 10 News Assignment Desk Editor Wilson Louis contributed to this report.

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