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3 Shot at Northwest Miami-Dade Park: Police

Police said more suspects could be on the loose.



    Police are continuing to pursue leads in a shooting in Soar Park that left a 17-year-old bystander in critical condition. (Published Thursday, March 20, 2014)

    Police are continuing to investigate a shooting at a Northwest Miami-Dade park that left three people, including a 17-year-old girl believed to be an innocent bystander, injured Wednesday.

    The shooting happened at Soar Park Teen Center at 120 NW 83rd Street, according to Miami-Dade Police.

    Officials said the victims were taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center. They said the 17-year-old female, identified as Keimouria Gardner, was in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head and neck area. The 17-year-old was an innocent bystander who was sitting on a bench at the park when a stray bullet from the shooting struck her.

    The teen's stepmother said the shooting still feels "surreal."

    Teen Girl, 2 Others Shot at Miami-Dade Park

    [MI] Teen Girl, 2 Others Shot at Miami-Dade Park
    Police are investigating after two men and a 17-year-old girl were shot at a Miami-Dade park.
    (Published Thursday, March 20, 2014)

    "We see it on the news, we read about it, but we never think it will happen so close to home, and here we are," the woman, who identified herself as Gina, said.

    The two male victims, 22-year-olds Willie Williamson and Herchel Belizaire, were stable.

    It is unclear if the other victims were standing in the park or in a parked car when the shooting occurred, police said.

    3 Injured in Park Shooting: Police

    [MI] 3 Injured in Park Shooting: Police
    Three people, including a 17-year-old, were injured in a shooting at Soar Park Wednesday in Northwest Miami-Dade, according to police. NBC 6's Justin Finch reports.
    (Published Wednesday, March 19, 2014)

    Investigators are trying to ascertain the relationship between the victims.

    No other information was immediately available. Anyone who may be able to help police in the investigation are urge to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS (8477).

    Stay with NBC6.com for updates.

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