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8-year-old girl among 2 shot during Opa-locka gunfire

OPA-LOCKA, Fla. – An 8-year-old girl and another man are expected to be OK after they were hit by gunfire Wednesday night and rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital.

Several people are believed to have pulled up to the Glorieta Gardens apartments in Opa-locka and started shooting.

The scene is not far from the intersection of Northwest 135th Street and 32nd Avenue.

According to police, the 8-year-old girl was inside her home when she was shot. The man was on his balcony when he was hit.

Both are listed in stable condition, police said.

Authorities have not revealed their identities.

A high-powered rifle may have been used, and police believe there were multiple shooters.

An investigation is ongoing as police search for the shooters and speak to neighbors and other potential witnesses.

If you have any information, police urge you to call Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.


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