Man Killed, 1 Injured in Miami Gardens Shootings

A man was killed and another was injured in separate shootings Monday night in Miami Gardens.

The first shooting occurred at around 8 p.m. in the 20500 block NW 15th Avenue, where a man was killed, according to Miami Gardens Police Department spokesman Carlos Austin.

A second victim was grazed by a bullets minutes later in the 1300 block of NW 203rd Street, Austin said. They were hospitalized and are expected to survive.

It is unknown if these two shootings were connected.

Suspect information or description were not immediately available.

The city of Miami Gardens has faced a rash of shootings in the recent weeks. In the last half of June, eight people were shot in a series of five shootings over one week. Police are investigating the shootings, while a majority of them remain unsolved. 

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