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Man Dies After Possible Drive-By Shooting in Miami

The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. in the 500 block of Northeast 78th Street.

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Police are investigating a possible drive-by shooting in Miami that left a man dead Friday.

The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. in the 500 block of Northeast 78th Street.

Miami Police officials said they received a call of a possible shooting in the area and when officers responded they found a man in his 20s suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

The man was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center where he later died.

Officials said a ShotSpotter alert went off and officers who were a block away heard the gunfire and raced to the scene where they gave the man CPR before he was rushed to the hospital.

Loved ones identified the victim as 27-year-old Maurek Breedlove.

"Very loving, kind, patient, appreciative — very humble," his girlfriend said.

His loved ones gathered at the spot where they say Breedlove lay dying.

"This is where he was still breathing at," his girlfriend said. "He was breathing here, right here."

The shooting remains under investigation, and police said they're searching for a dark-colored sedan missing a mud flap and with a broken side-view mirror possibly held together by tape.

Check back with NBC 6 for updates.

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