Toddler, man shot in northwest Miami-Dade

Friends and family members of a toddler and a man who were shot while in a moving car Sunday afternoon in Miami Gardens said both are going to be OK.

The 2-year-old boy was with his 20-year-old uncle in a car traveling on Northwest 179th Street, near Northwest 27th Avenue, when a sport utility vehicle pulled up next to them and someone in it opened fire, police said. 

Both victims were taken to Ryder Trauma Center with non-life-threatening injuries. 

The man had to undergo surgery, family members said, and the boy remains in the hospital. They said the mother of the boy is shaken up about the shooting

Police are now investigating the shooting and said they are searching for a large Infiniti SUV, possibly with North or South Carolina plates.

 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. 

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