Detectives investigate woman's fatal shooting in Liberty City

Police: Shooter leaves woman to die near Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard

Detectives investigate a woman's fatal shootSunday morning in Miami's Liberty City.

MIAMI – Police officers reported finding a woman dead Sunday morning after a shooting in Miami's Liberty City neighborhood. 

After a gunshot detection system alerted the Miami Police Department that there had been a shooting at 1521 NW 61 St., officers found a woman in her 20s who had been shot several times, police said. 

Officer Kenia Fallat, a spokeswoman for the department, said paramedics pronounced the woman dead. 

Crime scene technicians collected evidence after a shooting Sunday morning in Miami's Liberty City. Photo by Brandon Akinbiyi/Local 10 News

The murder investigation was steps away from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and two schools, Charles R. Drew K-8 Center and Charles Drew Middle School. 

Detectives are asking anyone with information to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. 

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