Man Shot in Car in Northeast Miami-Dade

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    A man was shot in the head after a car full of people were ambushed by gunmen in a K-Mart parking lot in northeast Miami-Dade early Thursday. (Published Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014)

    A man was shot in the head after a car full of people were ambushed by gunmen in a K-Mart parking lot in northeast Miami-Dade early Thursday.

    The shooting happened just before 1 a.m. in the parking lot of the store at Northeast 12th Avenue and 109th Street.

    Police said two men and three women were in the car at the time of the shooting.

    The driver reportedly tried to drive away as the gunmen opened fire, but the car struck a tree. The injured driver and his friend ran a block away and were knocking on doors asking for help, police said.

    The victim was rushed to a nearby hospital, where his condition was unknown.

    Miami-Dade Police are investigating the incident.

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