Third NW Miami Mass Shooting Victim Dies From Injuries – CBS Miami
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade police announced Thursday night that a third victim in the weekend mass shootings had died in northwest Miami.
The 32-year-old Shaniqua Peterson was “succumbed to her injuries,” said the police.
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News of her death comes hours after another victim’s family turned to the public for help.
Melanie Bruton, whose son Desmond Owens was one of two men who lost their lives, is heartbroken. While she cried, she needed comfort and support as she struggled to approach the crime scene, where there is a makeshift memorial to the victims with candles, stuffed animals, and balloons.
The shooting broke out around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday morning at El Mula Banquet Hall at 7630 NW 186th St. The Pathfinder was later found in a canal on NW 2nd Ave. and 154th St.
The authorities assume that the vehicle was stolen. The police tried to find a second vehicle during the mass shooting. It is described as a black vehicle with two people.
The Miami-Dade police also asked the population for help.
They are a reminder that you will remain anonymous when you call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS (8477).
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There is a cash reward of $ 130,000 for clues leading to an arrest and conviction.
On the previous Thursday, police, prosecutors and elected officials from across Miami-Dade, along with federal authorities, announced the start of Operation Summer Heat.
CBS4’s Bobeth Yates reports on Operation Summer Heat:
It’s 12 weeks of toughened crime-fighting enforcement ahead of another big blast.
Owens and Clayton Dillard III also died in the mass shootings. You were 26 years old.
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Over 20 people were injured in the shooting.