Police investigate shooting in Miami that sent man to hospital

A man was hospitalized following a shooting in Miami-Dade County on Sunday.

MIAMI – A man was hospitalized following a shooting in the city of Miami on Sunday.

Authorities said they received a call at approximately 2 p.m. regarding a man who had been shot.

It happened in Miami’s Wynwood area, around Northwest First Court and 23rd Street.

“All I heard was a lot of pop, pop, pop noises, and I don’t know -- I’ve been trying to figure out what’s going on, but that’s all I’ve been hearing,” one witness, Ladii Rose, said.

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The victim was rushed to Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital by Miami Fire Rescue.

Officials said the man appeared to be alert and conscious.

Investigators are working to determine the motive behind the shooting.

“We need to do better man, like we need to stop killing each other -- this is crazy. I’m just hoping for the best,” one witness said.

Police have not released any information regarding a possible suspect.

Anyone with information is urged to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.


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David Dwork joined the WPLG Local 10 News team in August 2019. Born and raised in Miami-Dade County, David has covered South Florida sports since 2007.

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