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MIAMI, FL (September 2, 2016) – Miami-Dade Police confirmed this past week that an 8-year-old girl died two days after being shot in the head during a drive-by shooting outside a northwest Miami-Dade home. According to news reports, the young girl was shot when two men pulled up in a black Ford sedan and started shooting.

No arrests have been made. Detectives are looking for the two men seen driving the getaway car. This happened in an area known for crime. crimescene

Homeowners and communities may have a responsibility to protect their residents and guests from crime which is foreseeable or preventable. Unless we hold these people responsible, crime may continue to put our kids and neighbors at risk of death or serious bodily injury.

CBS in Miami recently reported that two people were shot in the same apartment complex that 6 year old King Carter was murdered just months prior. According to CBS, a man and woman were rushed to the emergency room at Jackson Memorial Hospital after shots were fired at a northwest Miami-Dade apartment complex at night.

“The two victims were outside of the apartment complex when the shooter opened fire striking both victims,” said Miami-Dade police Det. Marjorie Eloi. “One victim was struck in the head and the second victim was struck in the shoulder and left arm.”

crimesceneCBS reported that the shooting happened at the Blue Lake Village apartment complex off NW 12th avenue and 103rd Lane – the same apartment complex where 6-year-old King Carter was shot and killed in February. King’s father ducked for cover, he said, after he heard about 20 shots.

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