three killed, three injured in home violence shootings in southwest Miami-Dade

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Florida. – Miami-Dade police are investigating a shootout that killed three people and injured three others.

The shooting was reported at around 1:40 p.m. Monday at the St. Verde Gardens apartment complex in the Southwest 126th Court and 283rd Street area.

Authorities said a 38-year-old woman and a 15-year-old boy were found dead in a house, and the 42-year-old gunman, who police said was the woman’s boyfriend, fatally shot himself outside the house while police negotiators were trying to talk to him.

According to the police, three other people were injured in the shooting. They were only identified as an 18-year-old man, 11-year-old girl, and 16-year-old boy.

According to Detective Angel Rodriguez, the two minors were flown to Kendall Regional Medical Center and the other victim was taken to Jackson South Medical Center.

The younger child is listed in critical condition while the teen is stable.


“Whenever we have youngsters who are not only injured but killed, it affects all of us as a community,” said Rodriguez.

Further details about the shootings were not immediately disclosed.

“This is an investigation that will take time,” said Rodriguez.

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