A deadly shootout on Ocean Drive sparks panic in South Beach
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – Detectives are investigating a deadly South Beach shooting that sparked panic during St. Patrick’s and Spring Break parties.
Police officers responded to the shooting on Seventh Street and Ocean Drive around 10:40 p.m. Friday and found two male victims wounded, according to the Miami Beach Police Department.
A graphic witness video A shot from Wyndham’s Majestic Hotel showed a man lying face down in the street. Other graphic witness video The recording just outside the Avalon Hotel showed an officer performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Another witness video showed Miami Beach Fire Department personnel continuing CPR. They took the two victims to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center, where one of the victims was pronounced dead and the other was in critical condition, according to police.
Investigators reported arresting a suspect and seizing three firearms after the shooting. They asked anyone with information about the case to call Miami-Dade County Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.
Wilson Louis, Editor of the Local 10 News Assignment Desk, contributed to the report.
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At 10:41 p.m. Friday, officers heard gunshots near 7 Street and Ocean Drive and found two men with gunshot wounds at 7 Street. Both men were transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Unit.
— Miami Beach Police (@MiamiBeachPD) March 18, 2023
Hearing reports and videos of people shot dead near 7th and Collins in South Beach.
Police at scene and paramedics perform CPR…
Can anyone confirm? pic.twitter.com/C82PqugaH7
— Miami PD Scanner (@MiamiPDScanner) March 18, 2023
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