Police investigate after man gunned down in Miami Gardens

Authorities appeared to be investigating a possible homicide in Miami Gardens on Monday night.

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Miami Gardens police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead Monday night.

Local 10 News’ Roy Ramos was at the scene and observed a body covered by a tarp and a number of evidence markers scattered across Rolling Oaks Park.

Miami Gardens police responded to the park around 6:30 p.m. Monday after receiving reports of possible shots fired.

As officers arrived to the area near Northwest 186th Street and 17th Avenue, they quickly discovered a body next to the basketball courts.

The entire area was then blocked off with crime scene tape.

Police said the victim had been shot several times. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.

Authorities have not said anything about what led up to the shooting or if they are searching for any suspects or persons of interest.

Anyone with further information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.


About the Author:

Roy Ramos joined the Local 10 News team in 2018. Roy is a South Florida native who grew up in Florida City. He attended Christopher Columbus High School, Homestead Senior High School and graduated from St. Thomas University.