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Police: Man shoots, kills person who approached him at BB&T bank ATM in Kendall

Investigation continues following deadly shooting outside Miami-Dade bank
Investigation continues following deadly shooting outside Miami-Dade bank

KENDALL, Fla. – One person was killed and another injured after a shooting at a BB&T bank branch in Kendall.

Miami-Dade police said it happened around 8:30 p.m. Saturday on Southwest 137th Avenue near Kendall Drive. Another person ran away from the scene and is still at large.

According to investigators, the victim was at the drive-thru ATM when he was approached by a man. A confrontation ensued and shots were exchanged. The man who had begun the confrontation was shot and died at the scene. The victim also was shot.

Police have not said if robbery was the motive.

“There were shots fired, resulting in the subject deceased on the scene,” said Miami-Dade Police Det. Alvaro Zabaleta. “The victim did sustain a gunshot wound to the upper extremity and was transported to a local hospital.”

Police are still looking for the third person, who they believe is “armed and dangerous.”

If you were in the area around 8:30 p.m., Miami-Dade police are asking if you have any information to call Miami-Dade Crimestoppers at (305) 471-8477.

About the Authors:

Saira Anwer joined the Local 10 News team in July 2018. Saira is two-time Emmy-nominated reporter and comes to South Florida from Madison, Wisconsin, where she was working as a reporter and anchor.

Madeleine Wright is a general assignment reporter for Local 10 News. She joined the team in March 2017.