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4 people shot, including 2 young children, expected to be OK

MIAMI – Two children and two adults shot outside a home not far from the Golden Glades Interchange on Monday are expected to recover from their injuries, a family member said Tuesday morning.

Mirlanda Alisma says it all happened around 6 p.m. Monday as her family was gathered outside their home on Biscayne River Drive, near the intersection of NW 2nd Ave.

“All we heard was boom boom boom boom boom,” Alisma said. “And so everybody started running.”

According to Miami-Dade police, a suspect got out of a black sedan and started shooting at a group of people outside the home before jumping back in the car and taking off.

Police were still searching for the shooter.

Alisma said her 6-year-old nephew Asher and her 3-year-old niece Mariah were both sleeping in a green Kia when the bullets started flying.

The girl was shot in her leg and the boy was shot in the area of his upper back/neck, Alisma said.

Her two adult cousins who were standing nearby were also hit. Police said those men are in their 20s.

All four victims were taken to Ryder Trauma Center in a personal car where on Monday night they were listed in stable condition.

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

SKY10 over the scene of a shooting in Miami in which two young children were struck.
SKY10 over the scene of a shooting in Miami in which two young children were struck. (WPLG)

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