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Gunmen on ATVs open fire on moving vehicle in southwest Miami-Dade

3 people taken to hospital after shooting

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Three people were wounded in a shooting when several gunmen riding ATVs opened fire Tuesday night in southwest Miami-Dade County, police said.

The shooting occurred about 7:30 p.m. along Southwest 191st Lane.

Miami-Dade police Detective Alvaro Zabaleta said two men were traveling east when they were ambushed.

“One to two to possibly three all-terrain vehicles approached that car, opened fire and, as the vehicle fled to get away from these individuals, drove into an alleyway behind some residences, and that’s when they fled from the vehicle on foot as the ATVs continued to travel eastbound,” Zabaleta said.

When police arrived, they found three people suffering from gunshot wounds.

One man is in critical condition after being shot in the head.

A second man and a woman were both grazed in the head.

Zabaleta said the woman was sitting outside her home when she was struck by a stray bullet.

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


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