Police investigating shooting death of woman in Northwest Miami-Dade

NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - A woman was found shot and killed in Northwest Miami-Dade, and officials are now searching for the gunmen.

Police said the 31-year-old mother of three was shot near the Lincoln Fields Apartments at Northwest 62nd Street and Northwest 20th Avenue, overnight Wednesday.

The woman, who family identified as Dynette Early, was rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital where she later died.

“Why? Why ya’ll took her away from us?” said Layla, a friend of the victim. “Why would ya’ll kill her like that? What is ya’ll shooting at?”

Family and friends said Early, who went by Dee Dee, was at the wrong place at the wrong time.

“She was loved my many. She was loved by the whole community,” Layla said.

A 36-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman were grazed by bullets. They are expected to be OK.

In the daylight, bullet holes and shattered glass could be seen in the aftermath.

“The kids was right in the house. When they heard the shots, they came running,” Layla said. “Their momma dead. The child said, ‘Momma, wake up. Wake up, Momma.'”

Police remain near the scene of the shooting, Wednesday afternoon.

Neighbors said the victim was polite, kind and although she mostly kept to herself, they said she did not deserve this.

“She was a very good mom to her kids,” Layla said. “She’s a very good mom.”

Detectives said the woman was not the intended target. They are now searching for two subjects, both men.

If you have any information on this fatal shooting, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $3,000 reward.

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