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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami police are trying figure out what they have on their hands after getting a call about cars on fire near Miami Jackson Senior High.

When officers arrived on the scene at 1680 West 39th Street, they found three vehicles which appeared to have crashed, two were on fire.

Investigators said it appears one of the cars a side street along Miami Jackson High School was speeding and crashed through the fence, crossed the intersection, and then crashed into a parked car.

miami jackson car fire 2 Burned Out Cars Found Near Miami Jackson Senior High

Two burning vehicles found at Miami Jackson Senior HS (Source: Miami Police)

Harry Puron who lives in an apartment on the street said he was headed out when he found his Jeep was torched.

“I came down to go to work, this area was blocked and the car is totaled,” he said.

As police were looking into the crash they were told that there had been shots fired in the area. Several bullet casings were found but there was no evidence that anyone had been shot.

Police talked with two teens on the scene but didn’t say what they knew about what happened. At daybreak, students began to arrive at the school and they had to be escorted through the crime scene to get to class.



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