1 hospitalized after shooting near Miami store

MIAMI (WSVN) - A shooting near a Miami convenience store ended with a person being transported to the hospital with a gunshot wound.

Miami Police and Fire Rescue responded to the scene near Northwest Seventh Avenue and 32nd Street in Miami, Wednesday afternoon.

Witnesses told 7News there was some kind of incident in the street between two cars.

The owner of a nearby store, who asked to conceal his identity, spoke exclusively to 7News and said a bullet fired by someone inside at least one car struck one of his customers in the foot.

The store owner said the victim is a regular.

The victim was transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital in stable condition.

“Thank God he’s OK,” said the store owner.

Others were in the path of the danger, including a child.

“Yeah, he was on the corner when it happened,” said the store owner.

The child wasn’t hurt and told 7News he was close to the store on his bike when the shots rang out.

No other injuries have been reported.

“It could happen anywhere. It happens in Wynwood, it happens in Miramar, it could happen up the street, it can happen around the corner,” said the store owner.

If you have any information on this 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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