Police: 1 injured following shooting in Midway Crossings parking lot in west Miami-Dade

Cellphone video shows one woman being detained by police following the shooting

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Police are investigating a shooting that left one man injured in the parking lot of Midway Crossings in west Miami-Dade Thursday afternoon.

The mall, once known as “Mall of the Americas,” is located at 7795 W. Flagler St., west of the Palmetto Expressway in the Fontainebleau area.

Miami-Dade Dade police told Local 10 News that a suspect shot a man several times due to an argument.

Sky 10 flew over the scene around 1:10 p.m. where a heavy police presence was seen gathering in the parking lot and officers were talking to a large crowd of people.

Authorities have not said how many people were involved in the shooting.

Police were investigating the area where a man’s bloody shirt was seen on the curb of the parking lot and a car had its windows shot out in the incident.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue personnel also responded to the shooting.

A male witness, who asked to remain unidentified, told Local 10 News that he overheard a woman arguing with a man which led to the shooting.

Police said the suspect fired a handful of shots and the man was transported to a nearby hospital in stable condition.

Local 10 News obtained cellphone video of a woman being detained after the shooting.

Detectives focused on the man with the bloody shirt who was sitting on a curb in the parking lot and being treated by first responders.

Investigators are working to establish a motive for the shooting.

Anyone with information about the shooting or suspect involved is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.

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