2 transported, 1 in custody after shooting near Airport

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MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, FLA. (WSVN) - Two airdrome cargo workers were rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital aft they were some changeable adjacent Miami International Airport, Thursday night.

“I heard 2 shots coming retired from my near side,” said a worker. “I was sitting successful beforehand of gathering 701.”

Miami-Dade Police said the shots rang retired astatine a warehouse country successful the cargo conception adjacent to the airport, located astir 66th Avenue and 23rd Street.

Police person identified the shooter arsenic 31-year-old Jackson Etienne. He present faces 2 counts of aggravated battle with a firearm.

They accidental Etienne changeable his coworkers pursuing a quality that began earlier successful the week.

A worker, who didn’t privation to amusement his face, said helium heard the gunfire and ran outside.

“I saw that determination was a woman running. I was going to inquire if everything was OK, but I conjecture she was a portion of it, truthful I conscionable stayed quiet, and I conscionable saw her thrust to wherever that idiosyncratic was, prime them up and past leave,” said a worker.

According to police, a comparative of the victims archetypal drove them to the VA hospital, wherever our cameras caught video of a car with slug holes successful the hood and windshield.

“Officers were sent to the hospital,” said Miami-Dade Police Department Detective Alvaro Zabaleta. “They met the victims implicit there, and that’s wherever we were capable to find retired that what occurred was that determination was immoderate benignant of quality that was stemming respective days before, and contiguous this quality escalated into a psychical confrontation amongst 4 males.”

The 2 victims were 2 males — 1 was 18 years aged and the different a 23-year-old.

Police said 1 unfortunate was changeable successful the limb and the different successful the stomach. The shooter, who constabulary said is different employee, is successful custody.

Both victims were transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital successful unchangeable condition.

“Once officers arrived, were capable to marque interaction with the shooter. The shooter is detained, being questioned by investigators, on with the different idiosyncratic that was besides progressive successful the confrontation,” said Zabaleta.

Employees heading backmost to enactment connected Friday stay stunned.

“It’s excessively adjacent to our job. What’s unthinkable is that it was close present successful beforehand of us,” said 1 employee.

The incidental continues to beryllium investigated.

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