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10 Injured in Shooting Outside Miami Gardens Restaurant During French Montana Video Shoot

Witnesses said as many as nine people were shot, including rapper Rob49

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At least 10 people were injured in a shooting outside a popular Miami Gardens restaurant during what witnesses said was a video shoot for rapper French Montana.

Miami Gardens Police confirmed they responded to a ShotSpotter call shortly before 8 p.m. Thursday at The Licking Miami Gardens on Northwest 27th Street.

Police said an altercation started in a different location and eventually ended at the restaurant, where the shooting happened.

Witness Kayla Sanchez said she drove up to the scene to meet with her boyfriend who was already there after renting his 1985 Chevrolet Caprice for the video shoot.

"I just saw everybody running," Sanchez said. "He said it was quiet and then all of a sudden 10 shots, 15 shots."

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue reported 10 people in total were injured, with four taking themselves to the hospital and six being transported by ground and by air. The conditions of those injured was not released but no fatalities have been reported.

Rapper Ced Mogul told NBC 6 he was at the video shoot behind a nearby KFC, where someone was robbed. The shoot then moved to The Licking, where as many as nine people were shot, including rapper Rob49, Mogul said. Police have not confirmed this information.

Ced Mogul shared video that showed French Montana and Rob49 in the backseat of a car during the video shoot and before the shooting.

He also shared video of police and fire rescue helping some of the wounded outside the restaurant.

French Montana released a statement on Twitter Friday about the incident.

"Last night, I was in Miami celebrating the release of my CB6 mixtape w/ friends at a local restaurant. We unfortunately were at the wrong place, at the wrong time when an incident took place that left people hurt. Our thoughts & prayers are w/ the victims & families at this time," he wrote.

Sanchez returned to the restaurant Friday morning because she said her dog was lost in all the panic. She said the Caprice was taken by investigators.

"The police actually took the car for evidence, they wanted to dust it for fingerprints and see if there was any bullets in it," she said.

No arrests have been made. The incident remains under investigation and police said they're seeking more information.

"If anybody was in the area at the moment that this incident occurred, we would like to hear from you, please call Crime Stoppers," Miami Gardens Det. Diana Gourgue said.

This is a developing story. Check back with NBC 6 for updates.

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