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1 detained after man injured in Miami-Dade shooting


MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A man has been detained for questioning following a shooting that left another man injured Friday afternoon in Miami-Dade County.

The shooting was reported around 1:15 p.m. in the 1300 block of Southwest 70th Avenue.

Miami-Dade Police Detective Lee Cowart said officers from the police department’s Midwest District responded to the scene and found the victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue personnel transported the victim to a local hospital.

Cowart said the gunman fled from the scene before officers arrived, but authorities canvassed the area and detained a man for questioning in connection with the investigation.

No other details were immediately released.

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Amanda Batchelor is the managing editor for Local10.com.