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8 people wounded in shooting at MLK park

4 months 1 week 2 days ago January 16, 2017 Jan 16, 2017 Monday, January 16 2017 January 16, 2017 6:48 PM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow
(Photo: The Miami Herald)

MIAMI - Miami-Dade police say eight people - five of them juveniles - have been wounded in a shooting at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park.

Police Department spokesman Detective Daniel Ferrin says in a news release that two suspects are being questioned about the Monday afternoon shooting. He says two firearms were recovered and the active investigation is continuing.

The Miami Herald reports that hundreds of people had gathered in the park after the annual MLK Day parade in the Liberty City neighborhood in northwest Miami-Dade.

Ferrin says the victims range in age from 11 to 30, with five listed in stable condition and one critical. He says two juveniles grazed by bullets were treated and released on the scene.

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