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Police: 2 teenage boys shot while inside car in Southwest Miami-Dade

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Police are investigating a shooting that took place in Southwest Miami-Dade County.

According to authorities, police responded to the area of US-1 and Southwest 137th Avenue following a Shot Spotter Alert.

Surveillance video obtained by Local 10 News showed the wild shootout right on busy US-1.

In the video, the passenger doors of an SUV open as the first shots are fired. The bullets are seen striking a white BMW sedan.

More shots are fired, the doors of the sedan open and the SUV drives off.

Witnesses on the road were left stunned, with one driving off in a panic, jumping a curb.

Employees at the nearby Hidalgos Cafe said the driver of that vehicle went to their restaurant to ask for help.

I actually had customers in here and a lady came running in and she was explaining what was happening and to call 9-1-1,” said Daysi Resendiz.

WATCH: Surveillance video shows the moments the victims were fired upon while in their vehicle:

Miami-Dade police said the chaos unfolded just before 5 p.m. Tuesday.

The victims, a 16-year-old boy and 17-year-old boy, were rushed to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injures, according to authorities.

There has been no word yet on the brazen shooters who opened fire in traffic on a crowded street, putting many innocent commuters in danger.

“I was just scared for the people who were out there,” said Resendiz.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.


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