A woman and two dogs were hospitalized Friday after a man shot at the animals while trying to break up a fight in Miami Beach.
The shooting happened at around 7 pm, according to Miami Beach Police. Washington Avenue between 8th and 10th Streets was closed for the investigation.
The man called 911 and said he discharged his firearm at the two fighting dogs, according to police. Witnesses said both of the dog’s owners tried to break up the scuffle.
A bullet struck the woman’s leg, and she was transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Both dogs were taken to a veterinary hospital and are expected to recover.
Investigators said they were interviewing the owners to find out what led up to the shooting.
Further details were not available. Check back with NBC 6 for updates.