Man injured during shooting in Miami’s Liberty City, police say


MIAMI – Detectives are investigating two Thursday night shootings in Miami’s Allapattah and Liberty City areas, according to the Miami Police Department.

Officers responded to a shooting near the intersection of Northwest 64th Street and Northwest Sixth Avenue in Liberty City, also known as Model City. Officers found a man wounded and Fire Rescue personnel took him to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center.

Earlier, other officers had responded to a shooting in Allapattah. A gunman shot at a driver at Northwest 36th Street and Northwest 10th Avenue, police said. No one was injured. Detectives were searching for the gunman but did not release a description.

The shootings appeared to be unrelated. Detectives were asking anyone with information about the shootings to call Miami-Dade County Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.

LOCATION: Man injured

Local 10 News Reporter Liane Morejon and Photojournalist Joshua Walker contributed to this report.

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