NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE (CBSMiami) – A deadly shooting on Monday morning marks the fifth shooting to happen in the same Northwest Miami-Dade neighborhood.
Miami-Dade police tell CBS4 they received a ShotSpotter call around 6 a.m. Monday which sent them to Northwest 21st Avenue and 65th Street.READ MORE: Johnson & Johnson Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine Joining In The Fight Against Global Pandemic
When police got there, they found a man who had been shot and killed. Police said the shooter or shooters drove away.
Since late November, CBS4 has reported on five shootings, including Monday’s, each within minutes of each other in Northwest Miami-Dade.
On November 30, paramedics rushed three teenage boys to the hospital after someone shot them on Northwest 51st Street near 22nd Avenue around 7:30 p.m. “This is a senseless and heinous shooting of two 15-year-olds and a 14-year-old,” said Detective Kristopher Welch at the crime scene.READ MORE: South Florida House Republicans Vote Against President Biden's $1.9 Trillion Pandemic Relief Package
Then on January 8, Miami-Dade police were called to a triple shooting on Northwest 18th Avenue and 66th Street. One person died before police got there, another person was rushed to the hospital, and a third person drove themselves to North Shore Hospital before being transfered to Ryder Trauma Center, according to MDPD.
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Four people, including a 17-year-old girl, were then shot on January 11 on Northwest 58th Street and 24th Avenue. Police said the shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. and at least 40 rounds were fired.
On the same day, yet another shooting, this time with three women hurt at 2001 Northwest 67th Street. This shooting was just down the block from Monday’s crime scene.
Miami-Dade Police said they couldn’t comment on specific crime scene because of open investigations, but said they are looking into whether the five shootings are connected.MORE NEWS: Trump A Dominant Force At Conservative Conference In Orlando
CBS4’s Brooke Shafer also reached out to Commissioner Keon Hardemon about the multiple shootings, but did not hear back.