Miami police search for suspect after shooting in Little Haiti

Perimeter set up as police search for shooter

By Tim Swift - Digital Editor

MIAMI - A man was shot Tuesday afternoon in Miami's Little Haiti neighborhood, authorities said.

The shooting was reported around 4 p.m. in the area of Northwest Second Avenue and 59th Street.

Paramedics transported the victim to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center, where he was listed in critical condition.

A perimeter was set up in the area as authorities continue searching for the gunman. SWAT and K-9 units were assisting with the search and officers were going door to door searching for the suspect. Police urged people to avoid the area.

No other details were immediately released.

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