Police searching for suspect after man hurt in northwest Miami-Dade drive-by shooting

MDCPS: Thomas Jefferson Middle School on ‘code yellow’ lockdown as a precaution

Miami-Dade County – Police are searching for a suspect that left one man hurt from a drive-by shooting Thursday in northwest Miami-Dade County.

According to Miami-Dade police it happened just after 2:00 p.m. near the 500 Block of South Biscayne River Drive in the Golden Glades area.

Authorities said upon arrival, police and Miami-Dade Fire rescue discovered a man with a gunshot wound who crashed a vehicle into a fence at a home on the block.

Miami-Dade County Public Schools placed Thomas Jefferson Middle School on a “code yellow” lockdown as a precaution due to the police activity.

Police said the man was transported to Aventura Hospital.

I heard 6 or 7 shots and the car sped off and the black guy got shot 4 times,” one woman told Local 10 News

Miami-Dade police said the suspect is still at large.

Detectives have not identified the victim or elaborated on his condition.

Authorities are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.

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