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Investigators say a female witness attempted to intervene and pulled out a gun before firing the shot.
A man was taken into custody after an alleged armed robbery attempt outside a Richmond Heights fast food restaurant ended when an armed witness fired a gunshot into the air.
Miami-Dade Police say the incident took place just after 11:30 a.m. Thursday outside a Popeyes restaurant near the intersection of Southwest 152nd Street and 112th Avenue.
According to police, an adult male suffered minor injuries after he was the victim of what officers called a strong-armed robbery.
Investigators say a female witness attempted to intervene and pulled out a gun before firing the shot, which caused the suspected robber to flee the scene.
Cell phone footage taken by a witness showed the robbery taking place and the woman walk up with her gun drawn. The camera moves away and a gunshot is heard in the background before the video ends.
The suspect, who was not identified, was detained after being found at a nearby home and taken in for questioning.
Officials did not say what charges he may face or if the female witness could face any charges as well.