MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami Beach police are investigating the shooting of an elderly man Friday afternoon.
Police said it happened just before 5 p.m. in the area of 2nd Street and Meridian Avenue.READ MORE: ‘This Is Not Acceptable’: North Miami Councilwoman Upset Over Images Of Border Patrol Agents With Whips Chasing Down Haitian Migrants
Danielle, a neighbor, said she was sleeping when the gunfire, followed by her dog barking, woke her up.
She ran to her balcony and snapped a picture of a man in his 60s lying on the ground.
She said she wishes her dog Murphy could talk because she saw it all.READ MORE: Florida Revised COVID-19 School Rule Short Circuits Legal Challenge By Five School Districts
She said, “I was definitely shaking and I didn’t know what happened.”
Danielle said she overheard the alleged shooter tell police the elderly man walked into his home while he was in the shower.
Police detained the alleged shooter for questioning.MORE NEWS: Texas-Style Abortion Bill Filed In Florida
The shooting victim was transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital where he is listed in critical condition.