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Victim Identified After Deadly Shooting at Hialeah Gardens Bus Stop

Miami-Dade Police homicide detectives are responding to the scene

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Detectives are investigating a shooting that killed one person and injured two more Tuesday afternoon in Hialeah Gardens.

According to witnesses, multiple people were shot just after 2 p.m. near a Home Depot parking lot near Okeechobee Road.

Footage from Chopper 6 showed at least two people being airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center, where both are listed in critical condition.

Miami-Dade Police said homicide detectives are taking over the investigation and confirmed there was one deceased male at the scene, identifying him as 21-year-old Mathew Stringer.

The shooting happened near a bus stop, witnesses told NBC 6. They said the shooter was sitting until he suddenly opened fire, striking at least three people.

"We were all sitting there," one witness said. "The bus had just pulled up, he was getting ready to get on the bus."

Passengers scrambled for safety, and the shooter ran off.

Detectives are investigating a shooting that killed at least one person near a Home Depot parking lot in Hialeah Gardens. NBC 6's Jamie Guirola reports

Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade CrimeStoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

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