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Argument between two customers turns deadly after shooting inside Wendy’s restaurant

Police in Miami-Dade County are investigating a deadly shooting that took place inside a Wendy's.
Police in Miami-Dade County are investigating a deadly shooting that took place inside a Wendy's.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Police are investigating a deadly shooting that took place inside a Miami-Dade County fast food restaurant.

According to authorities, two customers got into an argument inside the Wendy’s located at 11925 Northwest 27th Place in Northwest Miami-Dade early Saturday evening.

An employee attempted to intervene and he was subsequently punched in the face, police said.

Police investigating a deadly shooting inside a Northwest Miami-Dade Wendy's. (WPLG)

One of the customers then pulled out a gun and shot the other customer who had just hit the employee, according to Miami-Dade police.

The victim, a 28-year-old man, died on the scene. The employee was treated and released from the scene.

Police are searching for the subject, who they said took off after the shooting.

There were no other injuries reported, but police said they don’t have any description of the shooter.

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


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Joseph Ojo joined Local 10 in April 2021. Born and raised in New York City, he previously worked in Buffalo, North Dakota, Fort Myers and Baltimore.

David Dwork joined the WPLG Local 10 News team in August 2019. Born and raised in Miami-Dade County, David has covered South Florida sports since 2007.