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Gun Violence Leads To Murder In Northwest Miami-Dade

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NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade police are searching for clues into a violent shooting that left one man dead in Northwest Miami-Dade.

According to police, a man was shot and killed behind an apartment building at Northwest 156th Street and 2nd Avenue.

Loved ones rushed to the scene and cried when they learned about the deadly shooting.

Witnsses said they first heard the shots around 11:00 p.m. Sunday night. At least a half dozen gun shots were fired at the young man.

Crime scene investigators were called to the scene and were spotted investigating a vehicle that had been riddled with bullets.

Neighbors heard the gunfire ring out.

“I was in my house and when I heard the shots, I had to hit the floor. What else are you gonna do, I got kids in there,” said Nathan Jones.

“It was a little after 11 something and I heard a couple of gun shots, like pow, pow, pow, pow, like 6 or 7 gunshots and so I was like kind of sleeping and it woke me up. After that, a little after 2 o’clock, I heard like another shot, like boom, boom, boom, and that really woke me up,” said Ericka Dabel.

The victim has not been identified and police don’t have a motive for the murder.

However, police investigators are going over surveillance video from the area to see if anything useful in their investigation was recorded.

In the meantime, if you know anything about this homicide, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS.

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