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Suspect’s Car Released by Police in Case Involving Jewish Man Shot in Leg Outside Synagogue in North Miami

UPDATE July 30, 2010 8pm: Detectives search for armed and dangerous’ suspect involved in Sunday’s Synagogue Shooting and have released the following pictures and notice of the suspect. Witnesses told police officers the shooter stepped out of the Impala and injured Yosef Lifshutz in front of the synagogue at 990 NE 171st St., near North Miami Beach. The car has dark-tinted windows.

July 28, 2019: A Jewish Orthodox man was shot outside a synagogue Sunday evening near North Miami Beach. The man was outside of the Young Israel of Greater Miami at 990 NE 171st St., in unincorporated Miami-Dade County. Witnesses told police officers the shooter was in a moving black car. 

A volunteer of Hatzolah, a nonprofit emergency medical service organization that services Jewish communities around the world, was at the synagogue and was able to help the victim. 

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue personnel found the man was wounded in the leg. Detective Alvaro Zabaleta said the victim was in stable condition. 

The Yeshiva World reported the victim is Yosef Noach ben Leah Tzivyah, who was waiting for Mincha, the afternoon prayer service in Judaism. Zabaleta said he is 69 years old. 

Miami-Dade Police Department detectives are investigating the shooting as a possible hate crime. 

Source: https://www.local10.com/news/florida/north-miami-beach/man-shot-outside-synagogue-near-north-miami-beach