A double shooting at Miami Beach left one person dead and another seriously injured. Police are currently investigating the incident.
Two men were injured when the Miami Beach Police Department responded at 10:41 on Friday to reports of shots being fired near Seventh Street. The Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital was able to transport one of the men, and he later died. Both men are in critical condition.
According to a Twitter statement, investigators found three guns and one man was detained at the scene. The victims’ other information, such as their age, whether they were spring breakers or locals, is still unknown.
The shootout was still being investigated by officers who remained at the scene to collect information. Hundreds of people were there at the time. One person told CBS News that they were at Mango’s, a tropical café, when people rushed in for cover.
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An eyewitness stated that everyone was “ducking” and that everybody was inside the restaurant. “There was a shot. Everyone was running towards the side of the restaurant, running, ducking down and scurrying about.
Eliana, a New Jersey college student, described the presence of cops in the area. However, she said it wasn’t enough because they aren’t everywhere.
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Police tried to be mobile by using ATVs and golf carts more often to patrol the area. Witnesses described how officers “swarmed the scene” after the first shot was fired.
Miami Beach PD cautioned that there have been “false alarm panics” that almost led to “stampede circumstances.”
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Two Miami vacationers were robbed at gunpoint while they were stopped outside a condo building.
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The thief stole a purse, money, and a Rolex watch. The woman, who was from Holland, claimed that the man knew her name and believed the pair had been set-up.
A Fox News Digital request for comment from Miami Beach Police Department was not answered by the Miami Beach Police Department at the time of publication.