OPA-LOCKA (CBSMiami) – It was a volatile scene in an Opa-locka neighborhood Thursday afternoon after three people were shot, including one death.
Over 50 people were drawn to the Glorieta Gardens Apartments on NW 30th Avenue.READ MORE: Arrest Made After Social Media Threat Targets Marjory Stoneman Douglas High
Police said three people were shot in a drive-by and one of them died.
One of the two injured was taken to the hospital, but they were both in stable condition.
“Our kids can’t even go outside and play knowing that things like this happen,” said a woman who didn’t want to be identified.
The woman said these types of shootings happen far too often and it’s only getting worse.READ MORE: CBS4 Exclusive: Support Beams At Dadeland Mall Parking Garage Alarms Shoppers
“It’s not safe over here where we live,” she said.
Chopper4 flew over the gray complex around 4 p.m. Some people were fighting among the chaos, while others appeared emotional over the tragedy.
Aerials also show a heavy police presence. Miami-Dade officers wore bulletproof vests as they searched surrounding buildings.
“I just pray for the family and I hope they get through the tragedy that they’re going through right now,” the woman said.
The motivation of the shooting is unclear as investigators have given out very little details.MORE NEWS: Florida Farmers Grapple With Transportation Problems
Anyone with information is urged to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS.