1 Arrested In Miami Gardens Park Shooting
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MIAMI GARDENS (CBSMiami) – Miami Gardens police arrested one man in connection with the Bunche Park shooting.
Friday’s arrest comes two days after the shooting that took place in Miami Gardens, where four victims were wounded by gunfire, including an 11-year-old boy.
Tyrone Vincent Bivins, 20, of Miami Gardens, was arrested and charged with four counts of attempted murder and transported to Miami Dade County jail.
Miami Gardens Police say someone opened fire on Wednesday into Bunche Park on the 16000 block of Bunche Park School Drive just after 7 p.m.
Police said the shots were fired from outside of the park and the child was not the intended target. Three adults in the park were also shot, according to police. All of the victims had non- life threatening injuries.
Witnesses tell CBS4′s Maggie Newland that a youth football practice was taking place at the time of the shooting.
Witnessed including a woman named Ashley, who asked us not to use her last name, was at the park and heard gunshots.
“Bullets were flying everywhere,” she said, “Even though it wasn’t my child, it could have been my child and I felt so bad.”
All four victims were rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital.
A relative of the 11-year-old child said he is OK.
Police are still seeking the public’s assistance for additional information including the whereabouts of the vehicle involved which is described as a newer model Chevrolet Impala, black in color that was seen fleeing the area.
Anyone with information to call Miami Gardens Police or Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS.