Miami Gardens Gun Battle Leaves One Dead, Two Wounded

MIAMI GARDENS (CBSMiami) – A man is dead and two alleged robbers are recovering in the hospital after a gun battle erupted on a Miami Gardens street Monday afternoon.

Miami Gardens Police Capt. Ralph Suarez said several units responded to the area of Northwest 40 Court and 175 Street at around 3:30 p.m. and found a man injured by a gunshot.

As the robbery was unfolding. the wounded man, identified as Terrel Lavar Scott, 25, fired his own gun at the duo of alleged robbers, also wounding them.

All three were transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center, where Levar later died. One of the suspects is in critical condition. The other is stable.

Police have not said what the alleged robbers were after. Charges are pending.


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