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Location a mystery after 2 victims found in car in SW Miami-Dade were shot somewhere else, police say

Miami-Dade police respond to a report of two men shot, but they weren't shot at the location they were found.
Miami-Dade police respond to a report of two men shot, but they weren't shot at the location they were found.

SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. – Miami-Dade Police are working to sort out where two men were shot after responding to a scene in Southwest Miami-Dade.

Around 4:15 a.m. Saturday, police responded to 14940 Southwest 297th Street in the Leisure City area, where they located two men with gunshot wounds inside a car.

However, police said they were told that the shooting happened in Homestead. Working with Homestead police, Miami-Dade PD said they were unable to find a location where the shooting happened.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue took both victims to Jackson South Medical Center. One of the victims was in critical condition and the other stable, according to police.

It remains a mystery exactly where the two people found in the car were shot. Police said they will continue to investigate.


About the Authors:

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.

Michelle F. Solomon is the podcast producer/reporter/host of Local 10's original, true crime podcast The Florida Files and a digital journalist for Local 10.com.