A dead body is found on the street in Miami Gardens after neighbors hear gunshots – Miami Herald

A dead body is found on the street in Miami Gardens after neighbors hear gunshots - Miami Herald

Fatal shooting in Miami Gardens could be tied to vehicle burglaries

A mans body was found on the street in the area of Northwest 207th Street and 36th Avenue. By sunlight, news stations aired footage of a body under a yellow tarp.

BREAKING: @MGPDFL investigating after someone was found dead in the street. This is NW 35th Ave and 203rd Street. CSI on scene. Neighbor says he heard several gunshots around 5 AM. @CBSMiami pic.twitter.com/yH3GMGqlBq

Man fatally shot outside Miami Gardens home

Police are investigating the shooting. People in the neighborhood told Miami Herald news partner CBS4 they heard up to five shots. A car nearby sat with its windows shattered.

Police need your help and ask that you call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8447 or online at miamidadecrimestoppers.

Miami Herald Real Time/Breaking News reporter Howard Cohen, a 2017 Media Excellence Awards winner, has covered pop music, theater, health and fitness, obituaries, municipal government and general assignment. He started his career in the Features department at the Miami Herald in 1991.

MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) – Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in Miami Gardens.

Miami Gardens Police responded to a shooting in the area of Northwest 203rd Street and 36th Avenue, at around 5 a.m., Tuesday.

One neighbor came home from working an overnight shift and was not allowed into the neighborhood. His girlfriend called him to tell him what she heard happen just a few doors down.

“She said it was a few shots that rang out and she saw the next door neighbor, a body laying on the floor and they also tried to break into her car,” said the neighbor. “I think somebody was trying to break in, they fighting it out and tried to handle the situation right there. This just has to stop. The violence has to stop because there’s been too much of it.”

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 $3,000 reward.

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