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Man found shot to death inside pickup truck in Southwest Miami-Dade residential neighborhood

Police investigating man found shot to death inside pickup truck in Southwest Miami-Dade
Police investigating man found shot to death inside pickup truck in Southwest Miami-Dade

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A large police presence was in Miami-Dade County investigating a death that followed a shooting.

It happened along Southwest 170th Terrace and 104th Avenue, right next to West Perrine Park, early Monday afternoon.

Sky10 captured images of a yellow tarp covering the body of a man in his 60′s that was found fatally shot inside a red pickup truck.

Neighbors told Local 10 News’ Sanela Sabovic the victim lived in the community and was a handyman, often helping out others.

It’s unclear what led up to the shooting as details from authorities have been limited.

Officers are in the early stages of their investigation and have not said whether they are searching for a shooter or if anyone is in custody.

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

This is a breaking news story that will be updated.

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About the Author:

Sanela Sabovic joined Local 10 News in September 2012 as an assignment editor and associate producer. In August 2015, she became a full-time reporter and fill-in traffic reporter. Sanela holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications with a concentration in radio, television and film from DePaul University.