NWMD double shooting injures teen, shooter at large

NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - A teen was among two victims rushed to the hospital after gunfire broke out in a Northwest Miami-Dade neighborhood.

Miami-Dade Police and Fire Rescue arrived at a home along the 2000 block of Northwest 64th Street, after reports of a shooting around 11 p.m., Monday.

According to police, this was a double shooting involving 19-year-old Tyquarn Johnson and 53-year-old Melvin Culpepper. Both men have prior criminal records, with Johnson having been arrested twice this year.

Investigators said Johnson and Culpepper were standing in a parking lot when two cars drove by and those inside opened fire.

7News was on scene as Johnson was being loaded into an ambulance and transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital in what police said was stable condition.

Both victims are expected to survive.

The shooter fled the scene, officials said, and remains at large.

Investigators had the road blocked off as they combed for clues in the area.

At this point, the motive for the shooting is unknown.

If you have any information on this double shooting, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $1,000 reward.

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