OPA-LOCKA (CBSMiami) – Three people were shot in Opa-locka Saturday night and the suspects are still on the loose.READ MORE: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Unemployment, Vaping Bills
Police say those people were shot at with a high-powered rifle near Northwest 135th Street and Northwest 31st Avenue.
The shooting took place at approximately 9:30 p.m. Saturday night.
Two of the victims were transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital, one by helicopter.
The third victim was taken to a nearby hospital in an ambulance.
As officers arrived on scene, the gunman with an AK-47 continued to fire away.
“One of the supervisors arrived on scene,” said Chief James Dobson with Opa-locka Police. “He actually witnessed one of the victims running towards him and he saw the subject actually firing his high-powered weapon towards the direction of the officer and the other victim. Once he saw the officer, he retreated.”
Police are looking for three people in connection to this shooting.
The man with the ak-47 is described as African American, with a black hoodie on.MORE NEWS: Going To The Fort Lauderdale Air Show This Weekend? Here's What You Need To Know
Anyone with information is asked to call Opa-locka Police or Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.