1 injured during shooting in northeast Miami-Dade, police say

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – Police are investigating after a man was injured during a shooting in northeast Miami-Dade Wednesday.

According to Miami-Dade police, two people that were on foot got into a gunfire exchange with two occupied vehicles around 1:20 p.m.

Police said the shooting happened near Northeast 10th Avenue and County Line Road, in front of a 7-Eleven.

Carlos Jefe, who works nearby, told Local 10 News that he heard the gunshots.

“We were in the back talking about the new policies and all of a sudden, bow, bow, bow, bow, bow -- nine shots just rung out,” he said.

Eric Robinson, who left the 7-Eleven, told Local 10 News reporter Terrell Forney that he saw the whole thing go down.

“The front car they was, like, chasing because the back car, he was coming like 100 miles an hour right behind him,” he said. “As soon as he got to the light, he was, like, right there on him and they both turned and that’s when he started shooting.”

The shots got the attention of a Miami-Dade police officer who pursued the vehicles north into Broward County.

One of the cars involved in the shooting ended up in a strip mall plaza in Pembroke Park near the 3100 block of Hallandale Beach Boulevard, just west of Park Road.

Authorities said the two vehicles fled north after the shooting to Pembroke Park where Pembroke Park police discovered them.

Police said a man in one of the vehicles involved in the shooting arrived at Memorial Regional Hospital with a gunshot wound.

Sky 10 flew over the scene where several bullet holes were seen through the driver’s side window of a black car.

According to authorities, the person who was shot is listed in stable condition.

Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.

About the Authors:

Terrell Forney joined Local 10 News in October 2005 as a general assignment reporter. He was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, but a desire to escape the harsh winters of the north brought him to South Florida.

Ryan Mackey is our newest digital journalist at WPLG. He is New York born and South Florida raised.