SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Police are investigating after two men were shot during an armed robbery in the parking lot of a Southwest Miami-Dade pizza shop.
Miami-Dade Police responded to the scene of the shooting along the 9100 block of Bird Road, at around 3:30 p.m., Monday.
Investigators said they received a call at around 2 p.m. after the victims showed up at Kendall Regional Medical Center with an apparent gunshot wound.
Police said one victim was shot in the leg, and the other was shot in the face.
Police said the victims, ages 18 and 19, were shot at Frankie’s Pizza while sitting in a Lexus.
According to investigators, robbers came up in a black SUV. After an exchange between the two groups, police said one of the robbers showed a gun, and the victims tried to drive away and were afraid for their lives.
After the victims began to drive away, police said one the robbers shot a bullet towards the car and grazed the driver in the cheek.
The driver has been released from the hospital, but the passenger who was shot in the leg remains in stable condition.
7News spoke to a witness who said she heard two gunshots and saw a car blocking the entrance of the pizza shop.
“So, I went inside to let my husband know that there was a car parked out there that shouldn’t have been out there,” she said. “By the time I got out of my bedroom, I heard the two shots, and me and my brother-in-law came running out. I came out right to this palm tree, and by the time I came out to the palm tree, the guy was running around, and he was jumping in the car.”
7 Skyforce hovered over the scene where police could be seen focusing near a row of U-Haul trucks parked near the pizza shop.
Police said they are looking for two men between 18 and 20 years old and driving a black SUV.
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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