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Two men are in stable condition after a shooting at a Miami body shop Sunday afternoon, according to Miami Police. NBC 6's Gilma Avalos has an exclusive interview with the wife of one of the victims.
Two men are in stable condition after a shooting at a Miami body shop Sunday afternoon, according to Miami Police.
A husband and wife were making repairs to the business on the corner of 6th Avenue and Northwest 29th Street when all of a sudden there was a commotion on the sidewalk.
Shots were fired, hitting one man in the leg and another on the side, police said.
The business owner's wife, Dieneyis Padron was standing between two cars when she heard five shots. Her husband and his cousin had been hit.
"I thought, 'I'm going to die,'" she said.
But instead of panicking, Padron instinctively hid in one of the cars, quietly dialing 911 for help.
"I go behind the car. I keep calling very fast," she said. "Two people with a gun, what can I do? Only thing I can do is call."
Padron described the two shooters as young men in their 20s or 30s that she did not recognize. Police have not yet determined a motive for the shooting, but Padron said she believes her husband's cousin may have been targeted because he was wearing several pieces of gold jewelry.
The victims were taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital where they will undergo surgery for their injuries.
Meanwhile, Padron remains in shock.
"My God, I feel very very bad. I feel so bad and scared," she said.