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Homicide Investigation Underway in North Miami Beach

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A homicide investigation is underway in North Miami Beach after a witness said he heard several gunshots following an incident involving two other people.

The incident took place around 2 a.m. in the area of Northeast 167th Street and Northeast 1st Avenue.

One witness told NBC 6 that he heard seven or eight gunshots after seeing two men get into an altercation.

"This was animalistic," the witness said. "The guy pulls up and before the time it takes to say 'Hi, how are you doing,' gunshots. It was fast, simple, precise."

North Miami Beach Police were not able to provide much information, only tweeting that a homicide investigation was underway and adding that a victim in a vehicle suffered non life threatening injuries.

The victim was released from the hospital.

No further details were immediately known.

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