A body was found in Miami Gardens Sunday afternoon after shots rang out nearby, police and neighbors say.
According to a Miami Gardens police spokeswoman Carolyn Frazer, a dead adult man was found near the Carol City Canal, which is behind Carol City Middle School. The death is being investigated as a homicide.
Neighbors told Miami Herald partner CBS4 that they heard gunfire at about 12:30 p.m. over Sunday. Shortly after, a body was discovered near Northwest 39th Avenue and 188th Street. Police were called out to the scene at 1:55 p.m.
It's still unclear if the man's death and the gunfire are connected, police say, though detectives said the "young man" appeared to have been shot. No casings were found.
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Police have yet to identify the body or make any arrests.