Crime

Woman killed in shooting, hit-and-run in Northeast Miami-Dade

Miami-Dade police are investigating the death of a woman who was shot at and then struck by a vehicle in Northeast Miami-Dade early Saturday morning.

Authorities reported shots fired around 2 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of Northeast 149th Street and Sixth Avenue, where witnesses saw a silver 4-door sedan speeding out of a gas station and hitting the woman.

The victim, identified as Loukucha Josheph, 33, was found dead when Fire Rescue responded to scene. She had been shot in her extremities before being hit by the car, according to police.

Police later found the car, which had been abandoned nearby. Police have not identified the driver.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crimestoppers at (305) 471-TIPS (8477).

  Comments