MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade police have arrested a man Thursday morning accused of shooting outside a business in Southwest Miami and leading police on a short pursuit.
Police said the shooting happened at the MiWi cafeteria in the Hammocks at around 9 a.m.READ MORE: Shooting Investigation at Miami Gardens Gas Station
Investigators said the suspect drove to the establishment and exited his vehicle. He produced a firearm, shot at the business and began to flee.
Police said as the officers were arriving on the scene, they observed a vehicle, matching the description, fleeing the scene.
Officers attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver refused to pull over and a short pursuit ensued.
Authorities said the suspect eventually stopped at SW 157 Avenue and SW 136 Street, where he was taken into custody.READ MORE: Passing Asteroid Lights Up South Florida Sky
No one was injured in the shooting and police said they recovered a firearm.
Images from Chopper 4 showed a man in handcuffs sitting on a curb, waiting to be placed in the back of a police unit.
Chopper 4 images also showed a white SUV stopped in the middle of the road with parked police units behind it.
Nearby high school Felix Varela was placed on temporary lockdown as a precaution.
It is not clear what may have led to the shooting.MORE NEWS: Woman Fatally Shot By Police Serving Eviction At Brickell Building Identified As 40-Year-Old Stephanie Voikin
Police did not release the suspect’s identity. They only said the suspect is 52-years old.