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Police investigate after home shot up in Miami-Dade County

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MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – No injuries were reported after a home was shot up Friday morning in Miami-Dade County, authorities confirmed.

The shooting was reported in the area of Southwest 99th Avenue and 41st Street near Westchester.

Miami-Dade Police Detective Alvaro Zabaleta said the people inside the home were awakened by the sound of the gunshots.

Local 10 News photojournalist Frank DeBesa was at the scene after the shooting and spotted about six bullet holes in the home.

The family who lives there told him they have no idea why someone would target them.

Zabaleta said the shooter or shooters fled the scene in an unknown direction.

A motive behind the shooting remains 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.