SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - A man was shot and killed while driving after he drove from his sister’s house in Southwest Miami-Dade.

Video footage of the scene showed a crashed vehicle on a property near Homestead Avenue and Hibiscus Street. According to police, the incident occurred around 3 a.m. Friday after as ShotSpotter alert led authorities to the scene.

“I just heard shots. I’m like, ‘Oh, my God,'” said one bystander. “Then I came out here to see the scene and I saw him laying on the floor. I was just — everything just left my body. It was so sad.”

The aunt of the victim told 7News that the deceased father of six in his late 20s was Kelvin Stanley Daye Jr. She mentioned hearing gunshots after he left his sister’s house. Daye then continued driving, ultimately losing control of his car.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue transported Daye to Jackson Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

An eyewitness described the scene as she recalled hearing loud noises that led her to find out what happened.

“All I heard was the car screeching,” she said. “It sent around the circle on Hibiscus Street and I heard a bang, so that got me up. I went to the door and this car had hit a sign, right into the bushes on Hibiscus Street, in the circle, and went up in my next-door neighbor’s yard.”

She said she noticed the back window was completely gone and bullet holes on the passenger side of the car as a result of the gunshots.

Around 7 a.m., as residents of the area got ready for their day, they noticed the crime scene and gathered to find out what exactly happened in their neighborhood. Mark Harris, an activist in the neighborhood who runs a local coalition, had a message for the youths of the community.

“There’s youths walking literally with guns on their side,” he emphasized. “We live in a Western world. We need to change these laws and how they carry these weapons. The officers are already afraid because they don’t know how to approach these young men.”

It is unclear if any arrests have been made, but the investigation remains ongoing.

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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