2 taken to hospital in critical condition after another shooting in Miami Gardens

 

Miami Gardens Police and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue units were on the scene of a reported shooting in Miami Gardens around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Police found a shot-up vehicle when they arrived at 20721 NW 17th Ave. The two occupants had both been shot and were airlifted to Ryder Trauma Center in critical condition, said Miami Gardens police spokesperson, detective Mike Wright.

Police officers were canvassing the area looking for evidence, including any other vehicles that may have left the scene.

Miami Gardens has been the scene of multiple shootings in the past few days, including three shooting deaths in a 24-hour period as of Monday.

A 19-year-old man was gunned down in his driveway, a stepfather killed in his home and a 23-year-old involved in a police shootout already had investigators busy.

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