Miami Gardens man fatally shot outside his home

A Miami Gardens man was killed while standing in his front porch Friday afternoon, police said.

It happened in the 900 block of Northwest 181st Street near Northwest Ninth Court about 3:40 p.m., Miami Gardens detective Mike Wright said.

Officers responded to 911 calls of shots fired and found the victim sprawled on the ground, mortally wounded. Paramedics later confirmed he had died at the scene. His name was not immediately released.

Investigators were still at the scene Friday evening.

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