MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade police have arrested a man involved in workplace dispute that escalated into a shooting that sent two people to the hospital.
The alleged gunman is 31-year-old Jackson Etienne, according to police. He is charged with aggravated battery with a firearm.READ MORE: Federal Government's N95 Masks Distribution Starts Monday
Investigators say there was argument between four employees at a cargo building on NW 23 Street and 66 Avenue, just west of Miami International Airport.READ MORE: Mark Rosenberg Acknowledges He Resigned As FIU President Because ‘I Caused Discomfort For A Valued Employee’
“What occurred was there was some type of dispute that was stemming several days before and today this dispute escalated into a physical dispute between four males,” said Miami-Dade police Detective Alvaro Zabaleta Thursday night.
During the dispute, Etienne pulled a gun, police say and opened fire.MORE NEWS: Mural Honoring Gloria & Emilio Estefan Unveiled In Little Havana
Two people, ages 18 and 23, were hurt. They were taken to a hospital by relatives who also work at the location. They were later transferred to Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital, where they were in stable condition, said police.