Miami Shooting Leaves 9-Year-Old Boy in Critical Condition and Two Others, 14 and 17, Wounded | The opinion
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A shooting in the Goulds neighborhood injured two teenagers and a child. Miami-Dade police responded to an emergency call that stated that several people had been shot in the community located between 216th Street and 113th Avenue, just north of Goulds Park.
When the police arrived around 3pm They discovered three bodies wounded by gunshots: three children of 9, 14 and 17 years old.
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BREAKING NEWS: An afternoon shooting critically injures a 9-year-old boy and two teens not far from Goulds Park. https://t.co/CaBuBvo3ml
– WPLG Local 10 News (@ WPLGLocal10) October 25, 2020
Detective Kristopher Welch of the Miami-Dade Police Department regretted what happened. “We should all be outraged for the fact that three minors were shot in this area and in Miami-Dade County, “he said.
According to the police, the 9-year-old boy he was airlifted to Kendall Regional Medical Center in critical condition, the 14-year-old was rushed to the same hospital and the 17-year-old to Jackson South Medical. The 14 and 17 were in stable condition.
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DEVELOPING: The Miami-Dade Police Department is investigating a triple shooting in Goulds on Sunday that injured two teens and a child. The victims, who are 17, 14 and 9, are in stable condition at the hospital. https://t.co/2FuFHMO2F8
– CBS4 Miami (@CBSMiami) October 25, 2020
Police have said nothing about how the shooting occurred. Investigators spent several hours in the neighborhood collecting evidence and speaking to witnesses. Detectives said the key to solving this case the neighbors who witnessed the events have it.
“Right now we don’t have much information, so we will need the help of the community to provide additional information, ”Welch said.
Anyone with information should call Miami-Dade CrimeStoppers at 305-471-8477.