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MIAMI (CBSMiami) —  A 24-year old man died Thursday while trying to protect children in the neighborhood from an erratic driver.

Miami Police said the man was outside with neighbors and children at around 6:00 p.m. in front of an apartment building located at 3293 NW 11th Court when a Yellow Mustang  started driving erratically around the children.

Click here to watch MaryAnn Martinez’s report. 

“The person that was driving that vehicle was doing donuts in the middle of the street,”said Miami Police Officer Kenia Fallat.

That’s when the man, concerned for the children’s safety, yelled at the people inside the car but got a deadly response.

“Telling him to please stop driving that way that there were children playing in the area. Someone from inside that vehicle shot at this Good Samaritan,” said Fallat.

Police say the man shot in the head and the yellow mustang drove off.

Crews rushed the man to the hospital where he later died.

The victim’s uncle identified him as Bradley Flowers.

“He’s a quiet person..he don’t bother nobody,” said his uncle who did not want to be named.

He was at a loss for words, and could only ask for prayers.

“Just praying…We just need to pray right now. I don’t know nothing right now. We’re just praying that’s all,” said his uncle.

Police are searching for the shooter in a yellow mustang convertible.

Anyone with information is urged to call Miami-Dade Crimestoppers at (305) 471- TIPS.

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