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Five People Shot in Miami's Overtown

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    Five people were injured in a drive-by shooting Sunday evening in Overtown, according to Miami Fire Rescue. Steve Litz reports. (Published Monday, Dec. 15, 2014)

    Five people were injured in a drive-by shooting Sunday evening in Overtown, according to Miami Fire Rescue.

    Police said a group of people were standing in front of 1311 Northwest 2nd Avenue around 6 p.m. when a black SUV drove by and someone inside opened fire.

    Witnesses said 20-30 shots were fired.

    "People running from everywhere and it was just like, utter mayhem and chaos," witness Nicole Donald said.

    5 Injured in Drive-By Shooting in Overtown

    [MI] 5 Injured in Drive-By Shooting in Overtown
    Five people were hospitalized after a drive-by shooting in Miami's Overtown neighborhood.
    (Published Monday, Dec. 15, 2014)

    The five victims were identified as Rodney Keaton, Julian Bryant, Derrick Collie, Deandre Benjamin and Marvin Lewis King. All five were rushed to Ryder Trauma Center.

    Keaton, Bryant and Collie are currently recovering at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Benjamin and King's condition is unknown at this time.

    "It could have been worse than that," said Horace Bryant, the father of the 17-year-old victim.

    Police are currently looking for the black SUV related to the shooting. No other information was available.

    Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.