1 dead, 1 detained following shooting in northwest Miami-Dade

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – One person is dead and another person was detained following a shooting overnight in northwest Miami-Dade.

The shooting occurred in the area of Northwest 81st Terrace and 24th Avenue.

A Local 10 News crew was in the area Monday morning as police had the scene blocked off with crime scene tape.

Neighbors told Local 10 News they heard several gunshots just after 3 a.m.

Police confirmed that they arrived to find the victim already dead outside a home.

Detectives used flashlights to search the street for clues, and officers later took one man into custody.

Local 10 cameras captured detectives appearing to question the man outside of a marked police cruiser.

At this point, his possible connection to the crime remains unclear.

Potential family members of the victim later arrived at the scene in tears as they waited for official confirmation that their loved one was killed.

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

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