Miami Officials: Celebrate New Year Without Gunfire

South Florida officials are asking the public not to ring in 2014 with celebratory gunfire

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One of the suspects pulled out a silver handgun and ordered the employees to the rear of the store.

South Florida officials are asking the public not to ring in 2014 with celebratory gunfire.

Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado, Police Chief Manuel Orosa, Miami-Dade Commissioner Audrey Edmonson and other elected officials are coming together to promote the "One Bullet Kills the Party" campaign.

They'll be discussing the campaign at a news conference Monday.

According to the officials, every year, innocent people are struck by celebratory gunfire.

Five-year-old Rickia Isaac was killed in 1997 by a falling bullet on New Year’s in South Florida. On the 4th of July in 2012, two people were hit after someone fired into the air at a Coral Gables fireworks show.

And last New Year's, a man was hit with a bullet in what was believed to be celebratory gunfire in Miami.

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