Deadly shooting in Florida’s Miami area, say police

Deadly shooting in Florida’s Miami area, say police

Two people were killed and at least twenty were injured Sunday when a group of three "randomly shot a crowd" outside a hall hosting a concert in Miami, Florida, according to local police.

The two victims died at the scene, police said. Florida Police are calling the shooting a "targeted act of violence".

"These are cold blooded murderers that shot indiscriminately into a crowd and we will seek justice", Mr Ramirez tweeted.

Angelica Green, who told WPLG that her 24-year-old son was among those shot early Sunday, recalled the phone call she received in the moments after the shooting. On Friday, another shooting in Miami's Wynwood district left at least one person dead and six others wounded.

Mr Ramirez called the shooting "a despicable act of gun violence, a cowardly act".

They were carrying assault rifles and hand guns, Ramirez said, and began shooting into the crowd.

Many family members and friends awaited word of their loved ones outside Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami early Sunday, according to WSVN, with some participating in a prayer circle.

Investigators were hunting for the suspects who returned to their vehicle and fled the scene after the incident, police added.

It was the second major shooting in the Miami area in as many days.

Police were seeking help from the community in finding the shooters.

Thousands of people are killed by guns in the United States every year.

That followed recent mass shootings in Indiana, California, Colorado and Georgia.

Last year, there was an increase in homicides, most of which were by firearms.

President Joe Biden last month branded USA gun violence an "epidemic" and an "international embarrassment".

The United States has a long, painful history of gun violence - a problem President Joe Biden has branded an "epidemic".

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