MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Chilling 911 calls have been released of the aftermath of a Memorial Day weekend mass shooting in northwest Miami-Dade.
Three people were killed, 23 injured in the Sunday, May 30th shooting outside the El Mula Banquet Hall at 7630 N.W. 186th Street.READ MORE: FHP Confirms Fatality After Tanker Truck That Drove Off Highway In Davie Catches Fire
“I don’t know the address but I’ve been shot and I feel myself dying,” one woman told an emergency operator as screams could be heard in the background.
“What is the address where you are,” asked the operator.
“I don’t know the address miss, I’m laying here dying,” replied the woman.
“Okay, just stay on the line with me. Take slow deep breaths and try to relax. Let me get you some help,” replied the operator.
“Oh my God, I feel myself,” said the woman.
“Okay, just stay on the line,” the operator said.
As dispatchers tried to keep callers calm, those at the scene did what they could to help.
Caller: “We got two females, two males shot to the stomach.”
911 Operator: “How many of them are unconscious?”
Caller: “There’s five unconscious.”READ MORE: ‘Get The Shot Today': Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried Urging Vaccinations As Florida COVID Cases Skyrocket
911 Operator: “We need to make sure that each victim has someone applying firm, steady pressure on the bleeding.”
The gunfire erupted around 12:30 a.m. while a crowd waited to get inside for an album release party by Courtney Paul Wilson, 24, better known as rapper ABMG Spitta at the banquet hall.
Police said they confirmed there were multiple shooters “from various locations” outside the banquet hall and called it a “coordinated attack.”
Three people died in the massacre: Desmond Owens, Clayton Dillard, and, days later, Shaniqua Peterson.
Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said Operation Summer Heat is having an impact, getting criminals into custody following tips and monitoring social media.
CBS4 caught up with her as she left for Washington, D.C. to meet with President Joe Biden and other city leaders about rising gun violence.
“We can’t stop. We know there’s gonna be a lot of pressure and we hope the federal government will listen,” she said.
The mayor said she hopes to get information that will benefit all of South Florida.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice announced it will launch five cross-jurisdictional firearms trafficking strike forces within the next 30 days “to help reduce violent crime by addressing illegal gun trafficking in significant firearms trafficking corridors.”
The five strike teams will focus on significant firearms trafficking corridors that channel guns into New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Washington, D.C.
“Our firearms trafficking strike forces will investigate and disrupt the networks that channel crime guns into our communities with tragic consequences,” said Attorney General Merrick B. Garland in a statement.MORE NEWS: Miami PD Searching For Hit-&-Run Driver Who Struck Motorcyclist
On Wednesday, Garland will meet with President Biden and law enforcement officials to discuss this initiative and other measures the DOJ is taking to combat the rise in violent crime.