Miami-Dade County

One killed, four injured in Golden Glades bus-stop shooting

Jasmine Dixon, 21, died in a shooting early Sunday morning while out with friends.
Jasmine Dixon, 21, died in a shooting early Sunday morning while out with friends.

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story stated the wrong cause of death for Jasmine Dixon.

A night out among friends ended tragically for a Miami woman who was killed in Sunday’s early hours at the Golden Glades Park and Ride after gunfire filled the air, according to Miami-Dade police.

Four other young women suffered injuries from either the gunshots or the chaos that followed.

But Miami’s Jasmine Dixon, 21, a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School, died when hit by a car racing away from the scene.

University of Miami Hurricanes defensive lineman Demetrius Jackson posted to Facebook that Dixon was one of the kindest people he knew. With a photo of them dancing as 2014 prom queen and king, he wrote, “Last dance Blu Jay... since baby days. This shouldn't be life especially for the good ones, Love you!!!! RIP baby girl.”

The young women hospitalized are:

▪ Danesha Goulbourne, 17, in stable condition at Aventura Hospital with a gunshot wound to the right shoulder, right arm, right side of the neck and clavicle.

▪ Lakeesha Hayes, 20, in stable condition at Aventura Hospital with a fractured ankle and road scrapes along her left side from face to knee after she might have been hit by a car.

▪ Quanisha Hepburn, 18, in stable condition at Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center after taking bullets to the upper and lower body.

▪ Kandisha Rodgers, 23, in stable condition at Jackson North with a right cheek laceration and knee abrasions after possibly being hit by a car.

The five women, police say, had gotten off a private bus at the Park and Ride, 16000 NW Seventh Ave., where Metro-Dade Transit buses stop throughout the night.

Suddenly, someone in a car started shooting at the group. People and cars scattered quickly.

Investigators are looking for the driver and passengers of a white or silver car, possibly a Hyundai or a Kia, with passenger side damage in the front and along the side.

Anyone with information on this crime can remain anonymous while contacting Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS (8477) or 866-471-8477, or texting 274637.

David J. Neal: 305-376-3559, @DavidJNeal

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