Pregnant Mother Dead, Daughter Injured After Shooting in Opa-locka - NBC 6 South Florida

Pregnant Mother Dead, Daughter Injured After Shooting in Opa-locka

The shooter is at large and the motive is unknown

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    Family Heartbroken Over Fatal Opa-Locka Shooting

    NBC 6's Arlene Borenstein spoke to family members of a pregnant woman, Quantia Curry Golden, who was shot and killed in Opa-locka.

    (Published Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018)

    A pregnant mother died and her daughter was wounded after a shooting Monday night in Opa-locka.

    The shooting occurred before 7 p.m. in the 2500 block of Superior Street. Opa-locka Police Department spokesperson James Dobson confirmed an adult female died on the scene and another victim, a minor, was hospitalized.

    The victims were identified by family as 33-year-old Quantia Curry Golden and 13-year-old C'lexus Richardson. Golden was three months pregnant.

    "She was very excited," said Gladiest Barnes, Golden's mother. 

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    (Published Monday, Nov. 26, 2018)

    Golden had just left work at North Shore Hospital and was in a car with her daughter when the shooting happened.

    Richardson was shot in the shoulder and airlifted to the hospital. Her family said she is getting surgery for non-life-threatening injuries.

    "I lost one of my children in 2011 because of gun violence," Barnes said. "When is it gonna end?"

    The shooter is at large and the motive is unknown. The shooting is under investigation.

    Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 305-471-TIPS. 

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