Christmas Triple Shooting Kills 1, Injures 2 in Overtown

One person is dead and two are injured after a Christmas Day shooting in Miami's Overtown.

According to Miami-Dade Police, a gunman opened fire on a crowd standing outside the Express Food Center, located at 467 NW 8th Street, around 8 p.m. Thursday.

Miami Fire Rescue transported 35-year-old James Brown to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center, where he later died.

Charlie Williams, 38, was also taken to Ryder by Fire Rescue. A witness drove 21-year-old Ralf Martin to Jackson Memorial. The extent of their injuries is unknown.

Officials are investigating and looking for a motive and the person or persons responsible.

Anyone with information is urged to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS (8477).

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