Woman, 20, Shot and Killed in Allapattah: Police

A 20-year-old woman was gunned down early Wednesday in Allapattah, Miami Police confirm.

The woman was shot multiple times around 1:30 a.m. in the area of Northwest 30th Avenue and 21st Street. Police sectioned off the scene, located in a residential area. More than a dozen green evidence markers could be seen on the ground.

A witness, who did not wish to appear on camera, told NBC 6 that he heard one loud shot at first, then several more shots.

He described the victim as a "good person" who was known to him and his family. He says the shooting leaves him concerned for his own safety in the neighborhood.

The woman was taken to Ryder Trauma Center where she later died.

The victim, a black female, has not been identified. Police are looking for the gunman.

An investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS.

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