Spring Break shooting in Miami Beach leaves 1 dead, and sends crowds into a stampede
Police are investigating a double shooting Miami Beach As a result, one person was killed and another seriously injured.
The Miami Beach Police Department responded to a report of the shooting at about 10:41 p.m. Friday on Ocean Drive near Seventh Street, finding two wounded men. Both men were taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center, where one of them died. The rest are still in critical condition.
Investigators arrested a man at the scene and found three guns, according to a statement on Twitter. Other information about the victims, including their age and whether or not they were local residents spring breakersis still unknown.
Officers remained on the scene gathering information, and are still determining exactly why the shootout occurred. Hundreds of people were present at the time, and one told CBS News that they were at Mango, a tropical café, when people rushed inside for cover.
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“Everyone was turning away and everyone was in the restaurant,” said an eyewitness. “There was a shot. Everyone was scattering, backing off, running to the sides of the restaurant.”
Eliana, a college student from New Jersey, described a heavy police presence in the area, but insisted it was “not enough” because “they’re not everywhere.”
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Police attempted to remain mobile with increased use of golf carts and ATVs to patrol the area. Bystanders described how officers “swarmed” after the first shot was fired.
but Miami Beach Police He warned that there was also a “false alarm” panic that could lead to “scramble”.
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Two women were vacationing in Miami during spring break Robbed at gunpoint Also, saying they were mugged while they were parked in a car outside an apartment building.
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The thief took a wallet and a Rolex watch. One of the women, who is from the Netherlands, said the man knew her name, which led her to believe the couple had been set up.
The Miami Beach Police Department did not respond to Fox News Digital’s request for comment at the time of publication.