Authorities are investigating after a 16-year-old girl was killed by a stray bullet in a restaurant parking lot in northwest Miami-Dade early Sunday.
Miami-Dade Police said Ana Alvarez-Hernandez was killed around 2:45 a.m. in the parking lot of 94th Aero Squadron Restaurant at 1395 Northwest 57th Avenue. The restaurant was closed at the time.
According to police, the teen was killed after a fight broke out between two groups of males. Someone took out a firearm and opened fire, and while Alvarez-Hernandez was seeking cover, she was hit by a stray bullet.
A friend took Alvarez-Hernandez to a nearby hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
Homicide detectives are investigating her death. No suspect information has been released but police said they're interviewing witnesses and looking through surveillance footage.
Officials are asking anyone with information to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.