Son of 'Hunger 9' Activist Shot Multiple Times in NW Miami-Dade - NBC 6 South Florida

Son of 'Hunger 9' Activist Shot Multiple Times in NW Miami-Dade

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    Son of Gun Violence Activist Shot in Miami-Dade

    The son of an activist part of the "Hunger 9" was shot multiple times in Miami-Dade. NBC 6's Nathalia Ortiz reports.

    (Published Monday, June 10, 2019)

    The son of an activist against gun violence was shot multiple times in northwest Miami-Dade early Monday.

    McArthur Richards was one of the "Hunger 9," a group that is a part of the Miami-based Circle of Brotherhood that embarked on a hunger strike for 21 days back in March to raise awareness about gun violence in South Florida.

    Richards' son, 29-year-old McArthur Richards Jr., was shot in the back several times before 2:50 a.m. in the 2000 block of NW 71st Street.

    He was transported to the hospital in critical but stable condition, according to Miami-Dade Police.

    Hunger 9 Ending Hunger Strike

    [MI] Hunger 9 Ending Hunger Strike

    The Hunger 9 is nearing the end of their hunger strike in an effort to stop gun violence. NBC 6's Willard Shepard reports.

    (Published Friday, March 29, 2019)

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