Accidental shooting leaves close-knit family in mourning, police say

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A gathering at a home in Cutler Bay ended with a close-knit family in mourning Sunday when a gun accidentally discharged, according to the Miami-Dade Police Department. 

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue personnel took a man from the home near Cutler Ridge Park to Jackson South Medical Center in Kendall, where he was pronounced dead. 

A neighbor on Dothan Road identified the victim as Jessie Torres. Miami-Dade police officers have yet to confirm the victim's identity. 

The shooting near Cutler Bay remains under investigation, but detectives believe alcohol might have been a contributing factor. 

Please PRAY for my Family experiencing extreme LOSS 😭😭

Posted by Jazmine Montijo on Sunday, August 18, 2019

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Posted by Bleek Myles on Sunday, August 18, 2019

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