A man who went to Wynwood to hang out at the bars and restaurants with his friends ended up being robbed at gunpoint and then shot in the chest, according to police.
The shooting happened at about 1:30 a.m. Thursday near Northwest First Avenue and Northwest 26th Street.
According to detectives, three men were walking around Wynwood when one of them realized he forgot something in the car. Two of the three went back to the car to get the item, when one spotted three “offenders” walking toward them, police said.
When the men got to the car, one of them tried to open the driver’s side door and was confronted by one of the offenders, according to police.
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One of the offenders, according to police, said: “Lay it down, you know what this is.”
Another offender demanded his belongings and he complied, police said.
Shortly after that, shots were fired, and the two victims ran westbound on Northwest 26th Street.
One of the men suffered a gunshot wound to the chest. He was in stable condition at Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center.
The first offender is believed to be in his early 20s, 6 feet to 6 feet, 2 inches with a medium afro and patchy beard. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie and dark blue jeans. The second offender is described as being in his early 20s and approximately 5 feet, 8 inches. He was last seen wearing a black “RIP” hoodie, dark blue pants and a black bandana. The third offender was also in his early 20s and approximately 5 feet, 8 inches tall. He was last seen wearing a black sweater and dark blue jeans.
They were last seen in a 1997-2004, Buick Regal, with left-front fender damage by the driver’s door and a black driver’s side mirror.
Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS (8477).