AVENTURA, FLA. (WSVN) - - A discovery rattled the tranquility of Aventura as a body was found outside of a condominium complex in Aventura.
The incident unfolded around 4:30 a.m. at the Turnberry On the Green Condominium at 19501 W Country Club Drive, Tuesday.
Video footage from earlier in the day revealed the area blocked off with a yellow tarp covering the body, while police investigators were examining the scene. Investigators can the area for clues for about five hours.
Initial investigations suggest that there is no immediate threat to the public, as officers have engaged with a witness who also heard the gunshots.
The woman who witnessed the incident said she was picking up her husband when she heard the gunfire.
“As I’m walking, I close the gate to the garage behind me and I heard a gunshot and I heard screaming,” she said. “Then I heard a second gunshot. I ran so fast to my car. I didn’t know where the person was, where it came from. I go to get out and I see the body. They’re just like, ‘Go, go, go,’ and I left. This is Aventura. You don’t expect that here.”
Sergeant Teresa Williams arrived at the scene around 8 a.m. to provide more information.
According to Williams, the victim was a man who was found with a shotgun wound and was deceased on the scene. Details are limited as the investigation is ongoing.
“The detectives are on scene. They are investigating this incident. They are also looking into additional follow-up information that was provided by witnesses on the scene. There is no threat to the community at this time,” said Williams.
If you have any information on this crime, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000.
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