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(Photo Credit: CBS4) A shooting victim is rushed to the hospital after being rescued from the roof of a North Miami home where he tried to escape the gunmen on Monday, August 1, 2011.

(Photo Credit: CBS4) A shooting victim is rushed to the hospital after being rescued from the roof of a North Miami home where he tried to escape the gunmen on Monday, August 1, 2011.

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NORTH MIAMI (CBS4) – A South Florida man who climbed onto the roof of a North Miami home after he was shot has died.

According to North Miami police, the unidentified man in his 30s came was visiting a home at 1210 Northwest 121st Street when he was chased by two men and shot in the stomach.   The man climbed onto the roof of the home to escape the gunman.  When Miami-Dade Fire Rescue arrived they rushed him to an air rescue helicopter which took him to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center.

North Miami police spokesman Neal Cuevas said police don’t have much information at this time.

“At this point, we don’t know what led to the shooting. We do know that the two individuals that are alleged to have shot the victim fled from this location in a grey Ford Taurus,” said Cuevas.

Neighbors are stunned about the shooting.

“I have no idea,” said Willie Knight. “I was in my house but I’ve been around here for 22 years and we don’t have many problems around here.”

If you know anything about this shooting, the victim or suspects, please call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305)-471-TIPS.

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