NARANJA, Fla. – A shooting killed a woman and injured a child on Monday afternoon in south Miami-Dade County’s Naranja neighborhood.
According to Detective Angel Rodriguez, a spokesman for the Miami-Dade Police Department, the shooting investigation was at an apartment complex located at 25801 S. Dixie Highway.
Police identified the victim as 24-year-old Leshonte Jones. Her 3-year-old daughter was also hospitalized, with sources telling Local 10 News the girl was grazed by a bullet.
The shooting happened around 3:30 p.m. Monday, authorities said.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue personnel also responded to the crime scene at the Coral Bay Cove apartments, a county-funded 12-building complex with 224 units.
According to police, a dark gray four-door Nissan pulled up and someone inside opened fire.
A yellow plastic tarp covered the victim’s body near the stairwell of one of the three-story residential buildings.
Officers asked anyone with information about the fatal shooting to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.
Local 10 News Assignment Desk Editor Emily Hales contributed to this report.