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Two schools were on lockdown after man was fatally shot on a nearby street, cops say

Police investigating shooting in North Miami-Dade that left a man dead in the street

Police are investigating a shooting in North Miami-Dade that left a man dead in the street on May 21, 2019. Biscayne Gardens Elementary and Thomas Jefferson Middle School went under lockdown after the shooting.
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Police are investigating a shooting in North Miami-Dade that left a man dead in the street on May 21, 2019. Biscayne Gardens Elementary and Thomas Jefferson Middle School went under lockdown after the shooting.

A 911 call came in Tuesday reporting that a man was lying in a north Miami-Dade street, police say. He appeared to have been shot, the caller told the dispatcher.

When officers arrived, they found the man and tried giving him CPR.

It didn’t work. Police say the unidentified man died around noon in the 400 block of Northwest 152nd Street.

Two nearby schools, Biscayne Gardens Elementary and Thomas Jefferson Middle School, were quickly put on lockdown as investigators searched for evidence.

As of Tuesday evening, police said there was no information on the shooter or shooters.

Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS (8477).

Miami Herald Real Time/Breaking News reporter Howard Cohen, a 2017 Media Excellence Awards winner, has covered pop music, theater, health and fitness, obituaries, municipal government and general assignment. He started his career in the Features department at the Miami Herald in 1991.

Carli Teproff grew up in Northeast Miami-Dade and graduated from Florida International University in 2003. She became a full-time reporter for the Miami Herald in 2005 and now covers breaking news.

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