Surveillance video released of man believed to have shot, robbed woman in Wynwood

Surveillance video released Wednesday by Miami police shows a man who is believed to have robbed and shot a woman this week in Wynwood.

The robbery was reported shortly after 6:30 p.m. Monday at 25 Northwest 34th St.

Police said the woman was confronted in an alley by an armed young man, who demanded her belongings.

The woman told the gunman that she didn't have any money, and he pistol-whipped her in the face, shot her once in the leg, snatched her cellphone and ran away, police said.

Surveillance video shows the gunman before the robbery and afterwards as he discarded the gun, police said.

The gun was recovered by police.

Police said the victim is in town to work for the Miami-Dade County Youth Fair and said she went to the Wynwood area because she had heard that it was nice.

Anyone with information about the man's identity is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

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