Southwest Miami-Dade

Gunmen on ATVs Shoot Woman, 2 Men in Southwest Miami-Dade

Man in critical condition after being shot in the head in drive-by

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Three people were shot by gunmen on ATVs in Southwest Miami-Dade Tuesday night, police said.

The drive-by shooting happened before 7:30 p.m. near the 11000 block of Southwest 191st Lane, according to the Miami-Dade Police Department.

Officials said two men were in a vehicle when the suspect or suspects on ATVs approached and opened fire.

One man was shot in the head and taken to Jackson South Trauma Center in critical condition. The other man was grazed in the head.

A woman who was sitting outside her home was also struck by a stray bullet and hospitalized, officials said.

Police haven't identified the victims, but Janet Medley said her girlfriend of 20 years, Shakina Jefferson, was hit by the stray bullet.

"She's afraid, she feels like the bullet is still in her head," Medley said. She's been through too much."

The suspect or suspects fled the scene after the shooting.

"We don't have too much information as to who these individuals may be but obviously we're asking the community that if anybody may have heard or seen anything, regardless of how minor it may be, contact Crime Stoppers or investigators," Miami-Dade Police Det. Alvaro Zabaleta said.

The shooting remains under investigation. Further information was not immediately available.

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