Four People Hospitalized After Drive-By Shooting in Southwest Miami-Dade

Four men were rushed to the hospital after being injured in what police are calling a drive-by shooting in Southwest Miami-Dade Wednesday morning.

Police responded to the scene near Southwest 139th Avenue and 264th Street shortly before 8:30 a.m. in the Naranja neighborhood. Officials say the victims were sitting in front of a house when a dark-colored vehicle drove up and opened fire.

Two of the men were transported by helicopter while the other two were transported by ambulance. All of the victims were listed in stable condition as police continued to search for the shooter.

The victims were later identified as 35-year-old Tommy Mayfield, 44-year-old Frank Luis, 64-year-old Tommy Butler and 34-year-old Broderick Richardson.

Neighbors said the shooting happened as families were heading off to work and school.

"You coming by and shooting up, it's ridiculous, it's really ridiculous, it really is, it's sad," Tamika Vail said.

Police said officers found a car that matched the description of the one involved in the shooting and when they tried to stop it, the car fled.

A brief police pursuit ensued and a suspect bailed out of the car in the area of Southwest 250th Street and Southwest 122nd Avenue.

A woman who stayed in the car was taken into custody while a suspect armed with a handgun fled on foot, police said.

A perimeter was set up and a second suspect was taken into custody after a physical confrontation with officers, police said.

Detectives were working to determine the possible involvement of the two suspects in the shooting.

Police said the armed suspect was later caught.

Officers identified two of the suspects; Byron Curry, 26 and Tony McGhee Jr., 26. Both men were charged in connection to the shooting. 

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