Miami-Dade County

Man Killed in Drive-by Shooting in NE Miami-Dade

The driver, identified as 20-year-old Alexander K. Shearer, died at the scene.

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Police are searching for a suspect who opened fire at a car, killing the driver and injuring his passenger Monday in northeast Miami-Dade, police said.

The shooting happened after 3:30 p.m. in the area of Miami Gardens Drive and NE 6th Avenue.

The driver, later identified as 20-year-old Alexander K. Shearer, died at the scene. An unidentified woman, Shearer's passenger, was shot in the hand, police said. She was taken to Aventura Medical Center.

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Alexander K. Shearer

Video from the scene showed a red BMW riddled with bullets.

Police said the suspect vehicle was a white, four-door sedan. The circumstances that led up to the shooting were unclear.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS, or Det. M. Ginoris at 305-471-2400. Tipsters who provide info that leads to an arrest may be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000.

The northbound lanes of Miami Gardens Drive at NE 6th Avenue were shut down for the investigation.

A drive-by shooting killed a man and left a woman injured Monday in northeast Miami-Dade. NBC 6's Ari Odzer reports
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