Suspect in custody after shots fired at Miramar apartment complex


Police said they have a suspect in custody after shots were fired at an apartment complex in Miramar.

Miramar Police and SWAT team units responded to the scene along Southwest 21st Court and 81st Avenue after receiving calls referencing shots fired in the area at around 7:30 a.m., Tuesday.

One resident in the area woke up from the gunshots.

“I woke up and I heard three shots,” he said. “I walked outside, out on my balcony, and when I walked outside I heard another two shots. You heard one shot, ‘Bow!’ another shot, ‘Bow!’ and every once in a while it would be, ‘Pa, pa, pa, pa, pa!’”

No victims were located.

“Obviously, the safety of our community is a top priority so we responded with all of our officers, SWAT team came out and [we] put all of our resources out there to be able to apprehend the suspect,” said Miramar Police Public Information Officer Tania Rues.


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