W MIAMI-DADE (CBSMiami) – A man suspected in a shooting last week which injured a teenage girl has been arrested.

The shooting happened last Thursday night around 1 p.m. at 181 NW 76th Avenue. Miami-Dade police said two men got into a fight and one of them, identified as 34-year old Yannie Lambert Vargas, pulled a gun.

When Lambert Vargas fired, he hit the teenage daughter of the man he was arguing with. The girl, who was sitting in a car nearby, was shot in the arm.

Her father drove her to a relative’s home where they called 9-1-1 to report the shooting. The girl was then taken to the hospital where she was treated.

Charges against Lambert Vargas include attempted murder, aggravated child abuse, child abuse, possession of a weapon during a crime. He’s being held without bond.


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