Several roadways closed to traffic after 2 shot on South Beach


Police are investigating after another shooting took place at the end of the holiday weekend. Two people were transported to the hospital after being shot on South Beach.

The shooting took place near Ocean Drive and Second Street, at around 11:30 p.m., Monday.

Miami Beach Police said one victim was shot in the shoulder and the other in the leg.

Fire Rescue crews rushed the pair to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center.

Police said they have several people detained and are also interviewing several witnesses.

7News cameras captured a black SUV being towed from the scene which is being processed into evidence.

It remains unclear how the vehicle is involved in the shooting.

The causeway was shut down for a portion of the night but has since reopened.

Near the scene, near South Pointe and Ocean Drive, investigators found a black Chrysler with a bullet hole through the driver’s side window.

Investigators have not revealed how, or if, this vehicle is connected to the shooting.

One person could be seen in handcuffs and is believed to be in police custody.

South Pointe and Ocean Drive, Ocean Drive and First Street as well as First Street and Collins Avenue have been shut down while police investigate.

The shooting remains under investigation.


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