HIALEAH GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - A man has died and two others had to be rushed to the hospital after a shooting near a home improvement store in Hialeah Gardens.
Hialeah Gardens Police, Miami-Dade Police and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews responded to the area of Northwest 138th Street and 109th Avenue at approximately 2:18 p.m., Tuesday.
Two men were airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center in very serious condition.
According to fire rescue officials, one of the victims is said to be in his 60s.
A man was shot in the head, killed in the middle of the street in Hialeah Gardens near Home Depot. 2 others were also shot and rushed to Jackson Hospital. Large scene remains here at 10990 NW 138th Street. @wsvn #7News pic.twitter.com/sC0Mq8eChV
— Sheldon Fox-7 News (@fox_sheldon) April 13, 2021
7SkyForce HD hovered over the scene where a man’s body could be seen covered by a yellow tarp on the street. The shooting occurred near a Home Depot store, and a portion of the crime scene includes the store’s parking lot, where several bullet casings were found.
Yellow hard hats could also be seen strewn across the sidewalk near the man’s body.
Witnesses said the shooting may have involved day laborers who had some sort of disagreement. They added one of the men involved was on a bicycle and another was wearing a hard hat.
They also said someone else came outside and began shooting, but they did not know why.
The subject then fled on foot, according to witnesses.
No arrests have been made in connection to the shooting as of Tuesday afternoon.
Motorists are asked to seek an alternate route while detectives continue to investigate the fatal shooting.
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