Three men armed with weapons jumped out of an SUV seconds before they fired at a Miami banquet hall that left two dead over the holiday weekend and had More than 20 people were injured, according to surveillance video released by authorities on Monday.
A short video shows a Nissan Pathfinder pulling up to the El Mula banquet hall early on Sunday morning in suburban Hialeah. The hall was hosting a rap concert at the time.
Three masked men came out holding their weapons and ran towards the building.
Seconds later they came back in. And the SUV speeds away. Authorities said several people were shot standing outside the hall when the gunmen opened fire indiscriminately. Several officers in the armed crowd fired back. Officials said on Monday.
FLORIDA SHOOTING AT MIAMI-AREA BANQUET HALL AT LEAST 2 KILLS, ABOUT 25 Wounded: REPORT
Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said: “We’ll do whatever it takes. everything we can do and use every resource available to bring these people to justice. We won’t leave any stones behind. We will leave nothing behind to bring these shooters to justice.”
Two men (26) were killed and 21 were wounded. The Miami-Dade Police Department said 18 of the victims, including five women, were still in hospital. no arrest
Three other victims, a 31-year-old woman and two men, aged 21 and 25, remain in critical condition. Three people have been discharged from hospital, including a 17-year-old boy who was shot in the leg.
“We have intelligence as a result of ongoing competition from two different factions,” said Major Jorge Aguilar of the Miami-Dade Police Department. “We knew our intended target was probably in front of the establishment. maximizing when shooting occurs.”
A man identified by Fox affiliate WSVN-TV as Clayton Dillard, whose son died in a mass shooting, interrupted a news conference when he stepped on the podium.
“You killed my child,” he said, “she had to burn! You guys took the things that were given to me as a present. Whoever does this will be burned!”
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He was taken by authorities as Miami-Dade Police Director Alfredo Ramirez said.
Officials said feuds, like those that occurred in the shootings on Sunday, often escalate on social media as scornful exchange groups roll back and forth.
“What is the real mechanism exactly what they are saying in their rap song? or what they post in a video that evokes retaliation,” Ramirez said.
The shooting took place as the Miami area has had to contend with several shootings in recent days. Over three days, 30 people have been shot, officials said.