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One person is dead and two hospitalized after shootings in Overtown and Little Haiti

One person is dead and two others are hospitalized after two shootings Thursday night in Overtown and Little Haiti.

At about 9:15 p.m., City of Miami police responded to calls of shots fired near Reeves Park, on Northwest Fifth Avenue, between Northwest Seventh and 10th streets.

One man was fatally shot and died on the scene. A second adult male was injured and transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center. He remains in very serious condition, said Miami police spokesman Michael Vega.

Later Thursday evening, another unrelated shooting occurred at a house near Northeast Second Avenue and 58th Terrace in Little Haiti. One adult male was injured and transported to Jackson, where he is in critical condition. Five people who were in the home at the time have been detained for questioning, police said.

This is a breaking news bulletin and will be updated.

Chabeli Herrera: 305-376-3730, @ChabeliH

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