3 dead, others hurt in Florida grad party shooting

3 dead, others hurt in Florida grad party shooting

One vehicle, carrying two victims who died from gunshot wounds, crashed into a wall at nearby Miami Dade College's Kendall campus, authorities said.

The gun killing took place at about 2 a.m., local time (06:00 GMT), during a graduation party in the Kendall suburb, as people began leaving, according to a Miami-Dade police director, Freddy Ramirez, cited in the report.

No arrests have been made. Investigators said they found multiple shooters were involved but have not announced any arrests. The condition of the 18-year-old was not released.

Police have not released the identities of the gunman or victims. No one has been charged with the graduation party shooting itself, which police have said appears to be part of a gang feud.

One of the victims who was shot and died in hospital was a female corrections officer.

Police say that the woman who was killed was a Florida corrections officer. "Our prayers are with her family as they navigate this unimaginable loss", Mark Inch, secretary of the department, said in a statement.

"It just goes to show you the magnitude of this gun violence issue", Ramirez said at the news conference.

"It doesn't just affect the community, it affects the law enforcement community as well". The vehicle sped off and crashed into a nearby wall. Two dead people were found in the auto, along with a gun.

"This violence has to stop".

The shooting came a week after a mass shooting outside a banquet hall in Hialeah, Miami-Dade County, left three people dead and 20 wounded.

"The safety and wellbeing of all our families and neighborhoods is my top priority, and we must put an end to this cycle of violence and senseless killings", Levine Cava said in a statement. "This is extremely frustrating. Every weekend is the same thing".

Sunday morning's shooting was the latest in a recent rash of them in Miami-Dade County. "We will not allow a small group of violent actors to terrorize our community, and violent offenders will face the full weight of the law". "I am fully committed to making sure Miami-Dade Police Department has all the resources needed to pursue these criminals and keep our community safe".

Three other victims, including two children, were air rescued to an area hospital with one of the children in critical condition, NBC affiliate NBC6 South Florida reported.

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