16-year-old girl killed by stray bullet in restaurant shooting

Ana Alvarez-Hernandez fatally wounded outside 94th Aero Squadron Restaurant

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A 16-year-old girl was fatally wounded by a stray bullet in the parking lot of a northwest Miami-Dade County restaurant, police said.

Ana Alvarez-Hernandez was shot and killed at about 2:45 a.m. Sunday while standing in the parking lot of the 94th Aero Squadron Restaurant on Northwest 57th Avenue, Miami-Dade police Detective Chris Thomas said.

Thomas said there was an argument between two groups taking place at the time when at least one person went to a vehicle, pulled out a gun and fired it.

Alvarez-Hernandez was among a group of people who ran for cover from the gunfire, but she was struck and taken to a nearby hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Detectives are investigating the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

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