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Police: 5 people shot, rushed to hospital after gathering at Miami-Dade home

5 shot at home in northwest Miami-Dade
5 shot at home in northwest Miami-Dade

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Five people were initially rushed to two separate hospitals on Wednesday following a mass shooting.

According to Miami-Dade police, officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert at a residence located near the intersection of Northwest 85th Street and 22nd Avenue at approximately 9:21 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers found a man and a woman who had been shot.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue rushed both to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center. Authorities said the man was listed in critical condition while the woman was in stable condition.

5 people shot during gathering at Miami home
5 people shot during gathering at Miami home

Police said that shortly after that, North Shore Medical Center advised that three gunshot victims arrived at its emergency room as well.

They were all rushed to Ryder Trauma Center by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue in critical but stable condition, according to authorities.

Police said it was determined that all five victims were involved in the shooting that occurred at the original scene that officers responded to.

According to Miami-Dade police, initial investigations revealed there was some kind of party or gathering at the residence where the shooting took place.

A source close to the investigation told Local 10 News that it seems like the people were congregated outside when a car came by and someone inside started shooting.

Our cameras captured several bullet holes in cars parked in front of the home where neighbors tell us this happened.

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


About the Authors:

Liane Morejon is an Emmy-winning reporter who joined the Local 10 News family in January 2010. Born and raised in Coral Gables, Liane has a unique perspective on covering news in her own backyard.

Annaliese Garcia joined Local 10 News in January 2020. Born and raised in Miami, she graduated from the University of Miami, where she studied broadcast journalism. She began her career at Univision. Before arriving at Local 10, she was with NBC2 (WBBH-TV) covering Southwest Florida. She's glad to be back in Miami!