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Man shot near Walmart, Metrorail station in northwest Miami-Dade

A man was injured Friday morning in a shooting near a Walmart and Metrorail station in northwest Miami-Dade.
A man was injured Friday morning in a shooting near a Walmart and Metrorail station in northwest Miami-Dade.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A man was injured Friday morning in a shooting near a Walmart and Metrorail station in northwest Miami-Dade.

The shooting was reported in the area of Northwest 32nd Avenue and 79th Street.

Local 10 News reporter Parker Branton was at the scene as blood was splattered on the sidewalk and the victim’s belongings were also spotted on the ground.

Detectives were seen going inside the Walmart at one point.

Police said the victim was taken by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center in stable condition.

A perimeter was established as officers searched for the shooter, and someone was eventually taken into custody in a nearby neighborhood.

Residents of an apartment complex nearby told Branton that management locked all doors during the search and part of their complex was taped off by police during the search.

No other details about the shooting have been released by authorities.


About the Authors:

Amanda Batchelor is the managing editor for Local10.com.

Parker Branton joined Local 10 News in January 2019 as a reporter. He was born and raised in Rome, Georgia, but now loves living on the sunny beaches of South Florida.