5 injured after shooting in Overtown; gunman at large

MIAMI (WSVN) - Police are searching for the person who opened fire in Miami’s Overtown neighborhood, sending five men to the hospital.

City of Miami Police and Fire Rescue units responded to the scene of the shooting near Northwest Fifth Avenue and Eighth Street, Saturday night.

Police said the gunman fired several rounds at the corner of a liquor store, striking the victims.

Paramedics transported four victims to Jackson Memorial Hospital, two of them in critical condition.

Officials said the fifth victim was taken to the hospital by someone else.

Sunday afternoon, police said one patient remained in critical condition, and the others were expected to survive.

Detectives have not identified the victims.

The gunman remains at large.

If you have any information on this shooting, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $1,000 reward.

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