SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Police are searching for the person or people responsible for a shooting at an apartment complex in Southwest Miami-Dade that sent four young teenagers to the hospital.

Saturday afternoon, 7News cameras captured bullet holes throughout Cutler Manor Apartments.

Sometime after 5 p.m., Friday, Miami-Dade Police and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to a shooting call at the complex, in the area of Southwest 216th Street and 108th Court.

We know that there’s an individual or individuals who just attempted to kill multiple teenagers,” said MDPD detective Alvaro Zabaleta.

“I just heard a couple of gunshots,” said apartment complex resident Asausha Rogers.

7SkyForce hovered above the scene as first reponders brought out the four patients from Buildings 1 and 2.

“By the time I came outside to go pick up my two twins, that’s when I saw the police and stuff like that. I was like, ‘Oh, my God,'” said Rogers.

Police said the victims are between 13 and 15 years old.

“The unknown subject or subjects opened fire at this individual that was walking out,” said Zabaleta. “There were other teenagers that were behind him. The other victims were inside; they also were struck.”

Rescue crews airlifted a boy and a girl, both 15, to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

“We have two 15-year-olds, one who was struck in the butt and the other that was struck in the upper torso area,” said Zabaleta.

Investigators said the boy suffered a gunshot wound to the chest. He is listed in critical but stable condition.

Paramedics transported the two other patients by ground to HCA Florida Kendall Hospital.

“The other 13-year-olds were shot in the lower extremities,” said Zabaleta.

At around 6:30 p.m., Skyforce showed MDPD homicide detectives meeting in a parking lot at the complex. Evidence markers were seen throughout the scene.

Officers were seen positioned at the top of a stairwell on the second floor of Building 2, as K-9 units searched the premises.

MDPD Director Alfredo Ramirez III was later seen speaking with crime scene investigators.

Those who live and work in the area said they’re disgusted by the senseless violence.

“The four kids got hit over across the street, and I mean, the violence needs to stop. It’s for nothing,” said witness Charlie Williams.

“I don’t come outside, and I don’t send my kids outside, because you never know what you’re going to walk into when you’re coming out of your house,” said Rogers.

The nature of the shooting or why the teens were shot remains unknown, as police continue to search for those responsible.

If you have any information on this shooting or the subject or subjects’ whereabouts, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000.

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