West Little River street shooting leaves 5 injured in 2 cars, police say
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A shooting in West Little River left five people injured on Thursday night, according to the Miami-Dade Police Department.
Detective Angel Rodriguez, a spokesman for the department, said three victims showed up to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center in a white Mitsubishi Outlander. The sports utility vehicle’s back window was shattered.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue personnel also picked up two victims from another damaged vehicle outside of a Lemon Peppers restaurant at Northwest 27th Avenue and Northwest 54th Street in Brownsville, police said.
Rodriguez said a police officer was on patrol when the shooting happened near the intersection of Northwest 31st Court and Northwest 88th Street in West Little River.
A man in the Mitsubishi told officers that he was being shot at when he returned fire, Rodriguez said.
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Local 10 News Assignment Desk Editor Wilson Louis contributed to this report.
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