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Miami Gardens police looking for suspect in double shooting

Bert Smith, 60, suspect in shooting of his girlfriend and sister in Miami Gardens Wednesday night.
Bert Smith, 60, suspect in shooting of his girlfriend and sister in Miami Gardens Wednesday night. Miami Gardens Police Department

Miami Gardens police are still investigating a double shooting that took place Wednesday night and sent two sisters to the hospital.

The shooting, at 2717 NW 168th Terr., sent the women, Brenda and Darcel Simmons, to the hospital in stable and critical condition.

Police have identified Bert Smith, 60, as a suspect in the shooting but no arrest has been made.

“We got some good leads that helped us identify our suspect,” said police spokesman Michael Wright.

Wright said detectives are treating the investigation as a domestic incident between Brenda Simmons and Smith. Both sisters are expected to recover from their injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crimestoppers at 305-471-8477.

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