A 16-year-old and 55-year-old were shot late Thursday night in north Miami-Dade’s Brownsville neighborhood.
Miami-Dade police are investigating the double shooting that left the teen, Zackery Dixon, in critical condition and the man, Brian C. Zachary, seriously injured.
According to investigators, just before 10:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to an apartment complex at 4725 NW 24 Avenue, to reports of a juvenile shot.
When officers arrived, the teen boy had already suffered gunshot wounds to the groin, hands, and legs. He was transported to Ryder Trauma at Jackson Memorial Hospital.
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Police later discovered that a second victim was also shot. Detectives say Zachary was walking to a friend's apartment when shots rang out.
Zachary drove himself to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Emergency Room with a gunshot wound to his forearm and buttock, told police he saw “two males running away from the scene.”
No arrests have been made.