Miami-Dade police in Florida investigating a mass shooting that took place after midnight Sunday that killed two and wounded twenty-one attendees leaving a party for a local rapper, released security camera video that captured three armed men emerging from and returning within seconds to a vehicle in a nearby alley. Police told reporters that attendees returned fire on the gunmen.
The video shows a white Nissan Pathfinder pull up into the alley and stop. The driver and two passengers immediately exit the vehicle, all three carrying firearms, and run in a direction away from the rear of the vehicle out of camera range. Within mere seconds the gunmen are seen racing back to the SUV, jumping in and driving away.
“*RELEASE OF VIDEO SURVEILLANCE* We are releasing video footage of the vehicle/subjects involved in the shooting that occurred in Northwest Miami-Dade on 5/30/21 that left two deceased and 21 others injured. Anyone with information is URGED to contact @CrimeStopper305 immediately.”
*RELEASE OF VIDEO SURVEILLANCE* We are releasing video footage of the vehicle/subjects involved in the shooting that occurred in Northwest Miami-Dade on 5/30/21 that left two deceased and 21 others injured. Anyone with information is URGED to contact @CrimeStopper305 immediately. pic.twitter.com/X2jlxYFrEL
— Miami-Dade Police (@MiamiDadePD) May 31, 2021
Police statement on the shooting:
For Immediate Release: May 30, 2021
Case #: PD210530169793
Date & Time of Occurrence: 05/30/2021 at approx. 12:36 a.m.
Address of Occurrence: 7630 NW 186 Street Miami, FL.
Subject #1: Subject’s Name: Unknown, (/M)
Subject #2: Subject’s Name: Unknown, (/M)
Subject #3: Subject’s Name: Unknown, (/M)
Deceased #1: Deceased’s Name: Unavailable at this time, (/M)
Deceased #2: Deceased’s Name: Unavailable at this time, (/M)
Vehicle #1: Vehicle Make/Model: Nissan/Pathfinder Vehicle Color: White
Need to Identify
(Miami-Dade County, FL) —
The Miami-Dade Police Department, Homicide Bureau is investigating a mass shooting that resulted in two dead and over twenty injured.
According to investigators, the establishment was hosting a scheduled event and several patrons were standing outside. The subjects’ SUV approached the front of the business, three subjects exited the vehicle and began shooting indiscriminately into the crowd. The subjects entered the SUV and fled the scene. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded, determined two victims were deceased on the scene and transported eight others to various hospitals in Miami-Dade and Broward. In addition, over twelve other victims were self transported to various hospitals. At least one victim was transported in critical condition.
Detectives are seeking the assistance of the community with any information, to include the identity/whereabouts of the individuals responsible for this act.
The investigation continues.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
Local news report from WPLG-TV (excerpt):
…Local 10 News has learned that the gunmen reportedly waited about 40 minutes for people to start coming out of the venue and that’s when they started shooting. Investigators also believe some of the people in the crowd returned fire.
“This is a despicable act of gun violence,” said Miami-Dade Police Director Freddy Ramirez. “A cowardly act.”
According to police, the shooting took place after a party for a local rapper known as ABMG Spitta, whose real name is Courtney Paul Wilson.
“Well, we know now from the evidence that’s coming out is that there was return fire from the patrons when when these subjects began firing. There was returned fire. There’s multiple casings throughout the scene that establishes that, however, we don’t know at this time who were the shooters that were returning fire and we don’t know yet,” Ramirez said.
Detectives continued to scour the scene in the Country Club Shopping Center at El Mula Banquet Hall, located at 7630 Northwest 186th St., for evidence Sunday, searching for anything that could lead them to the shooters. Police said there were three gunman and that they fired indiscriminately into the crowd outside of the banquet hall before getting into a white Nissan Pathfinder and driving off…
A $100,000 reward is being offered by Marcus Lemonis, CEO of Camping World and host of CNBC’s show “The Profit”.
— Marcus Lemonis (@marcuslemonis) May 30, 2021