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Woman Arrested for Shooting Another Woman in Miami Beach Charged

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The woman who was arrested after an early Saturday shooting of another woman on Collins Avenue was in bond court Sunday and charged with four counts.

According to the arrest report, 26-year-old Ladijah Hollingsworth has been charged with battery/aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, firearm discharge in public, firearm use while under the influence, and carrying a concealed firearm without a permit.

Bond was set to $16,500 for all four charges.

The Miami Beach Police Department responded to a call of a possible shooting early Saturday along the 1500 block of Collins Avenue in Miami Beach.  

Officers found a woman with an apparent gunshot wound to the right side of her abdomen, police said.

Miami Beach Fire Rescue transported her to Jackson Memorial Hospital Trauma Center where she was listed in stable condition and is expected to recover.

On Sunday, officers took Hollingsworth into custody after she admitted to being involved in the incident.

Ladijah Hollingsworth

Hollingsworth was taken to the Miami Beach Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division where she confessed that she was intoxicated at the time of the shooting and was did not have a concealed weapons permit when she was carrying the gun in her purse, police said.

The defendant informed detectives that she and the victim have known each other from dancing in different clubs together for approximately a year and a half. she advised they were not in good standing as they currently did not like each other, according to the report.

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