Man riding bicycle shot dead on Miami street

 

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Police are searching for suspects in the fatal shooting of man ambushed as he rode his bike on a Miami street Tuesday night.

The victim, in his 20s, was apparently shot several times while pedaling his bike. Wounded, he ran to a nearby home for help along Northwest 58th Street and 13th Avenue, police said.

Officers responded around 8:40 p.m. when police received several 911 calls from witnesses and people who tried to help the victim.

The man, who was not identified, was to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center, where he died.

The motive for the shooting is unknown.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Miami police’s homicide unit at 305- 603-6350. Those with information that wish to remain anonymous can contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305- 471- 4877, visit www.crimestoppersmiami.com and select “Give a Tip” or Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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