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Man shot outside corner store in Brownsville

Miami-Dade police are investigating a shooting that occurred Wednesday morning outside a food store in Brownsville.
Miami-Dade police are investigating a shooting that occurred Wednesday morning outside a food store in Brownsville.

BROWNSVILLE, Fla. – Miami-Dade police are investigating a shooting that occurred Wednesday morning outside a corner store in Brownsville.

The shooting was reported shortly before 8:30 a.m. outside The Heat Food Market at 5201 NW 27th Ave.

Sky 10 was above the scene as glass from the front door was scattered across the ground.

Police confirmed that a man was shot. They said he was taken to a local hospital by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue personnel, where he was pronounced dead. However, someone who identified themselves as a family member of the victim told Local 10 News that the victim has not died.

A motive for the shooting is unclear.

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


About the Author:

Amanda Batchelor is the managing editor for Local10.com.