Miami Beach Snipes shoe store shattered with gunfire

By | November 29, 2021

Officials with the Miami-Dade Police Department is investigating a shooting outside of the Snipes shoe store in Miami Beach on Sunday afternoon.

According to investigations, the incident happened in the 1300 block of Washington Avenue, close to the police department office. A suspect who may have allegedly targetted a victim inside the store opened fire, striking the storefront multiple times.

Investigators say the gunfire shattered the Snipes rear view. Preliminary investigations show the incident stemmed from a physical altercation among two men in Washington Avenue, one of the men fled inside the store and the second man returned to the store armed with a gun.

The store manager said the man that fled inside the store, left through the back door of the business place. About five shots were heard by witnesses from outside the store, a parked black Audi was also struck be the gunfire.

Authorities say the store is was locked down and is likely to remain closed till Monday.

Officials are urging anyone with information to contact the. Miami-Dade Crime