Three folks received out of an SUV and opened fireplace right into a crowd exterior the El Mula banquet corridor with assault rifles and handguns, Miami-Dade police director mentioned
Hialeah: Two folks died and an estimated 20 to 25 folks had been injured in a taking pictures exterior a banquet corridor in South Florida, police mentioned.
The gunfire erupted early Sunday on the El Mula Banquet Hall in northwest Miami-Dade County, police instructed information retailers.
The banquet corridor had been rented out for a live performance. Three folks received out of an SUV and opened fireplace right into a crowd exterior with assault rifles and handguns, police director Alfredo “Freddy” Ramirez III mentioned. Authorities imagine the taking pictures was focused.
“These are cold blooded murderers that shot indiscriminately into a crowd and we will seek justice,” Ramirez mentioned in a tweet.
Two folks died on the scene, police mentioned. As many as 25 folks went to numerous hospitals for remedy. No arrests had been instantly introduced.
“This is a despicable act of gun violence, a cowardly act,” Ramirez instructed the Miami Herald.
“This type of gun violence has to stop. Every weekend it’s the same thing,” Ramirez mentioned throughout an early morning information convention.
Governor Ron DeSantis additionally commented on the taking pictures on Twitter.
“We mourn the loss of the two victims and are praying for the recovery of the more than 20 people injured at El Mula Banquet Hall near Hialeah. We are working with local authorities to bring justice to the perpetrators. Justice needs to be swift and severe!” DeSantis tweeted.
Businessman and TV persona Marcus Lemonis, star of “The Profit”, took to Twitter to supply a $100,000 reward to assist authorities seize the suspects.
Gun violence ushered within the Memorial Day weekend in South Florida when dozens of pictures wer e fired exterior one other gathering in Miami’s Wynwood space. The taking pictures late Friday killed one particular person and injured six others.