Man fatally shot at Opa-locka bus stop

Victim pronounced dead at hospital

By Paradise Afshar - Digital Editor

Police say a man was shot and killed at a bus stop in Opa-locka early Monday morning

OPA-LOCKA, Fla. - More than a dozen evidence markers lined the ground Monday in Opa-locka as police investigated a fatal shooting that took place at a bus stop. 

The victim of that shooting, whose identity has not been released, was sitting at a bus stop in front of the New Birth Baptist Church at Northwest 22nd Avenue and Northwest 135th Street about 2 a.m. when the shooting took place. 

The man, who is in his 20s, was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center, where he died.

Police are searching for the shooter. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. 

 

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