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Dania Shooting

Screenshot-2023-03-10-145907-300x165A shooting incident occurred in Dania Beach on Tuesday, resulting in one man being injured and a nearby elementary school being put on lockdown. The incident happened at a duplex on Northwest Ninth Avenue around noon, and the authorities are currently investigating the matter. Both the Dania Beach Police Department and the Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies are at the scene. As a precautionary measure, Collins Elementary School was locked down while police searched for the shooter. The injured man was immediately taken to Memorial Regional Hospital by rescue crews, and his condition is currently unknown. Live video footage showed the man arriving at the hospital’s trauma center. School board police officers have set up a perimeter around the school to ensure the safety of the students. No information has been provided by the authorities regarding the suspects involved in the incident.

News report information provided by 7 News Miami.

fire-5-1057183-639x426-1-300x200Hialeah, Miami-Dade: An 82-year-old woman who lived in a house in Hialeah had to leave her home after a fire broke out in a shed nearby and spread to her residence. The firefighters were able to put out the flames, but they declared the building unsafe with a red sticker. The elderly homeowner, who was alerted by her dog, was helped out of the house by a neighbor who also saved her pet. Her son will take care of her while she looks for a new place to live. The woman’s other son, who sometimes stays in a structure behind the house, is missing, and the family is concerned about him. The cause of the fire is unknown, and there were no reported injuries. The firefighters left the scene after extinguishing the fire.

The incident occurred in the early hours of Wednesday morning, around 3 a.m., in the East First Court and 34th Street area of Hialeah. Emergency crews quickly responded to the scene to extinguish the blaze, which had spread from a nearby shed to the woman’s home. The cause of the fire is yet to be determined, and officials are investigating the incident.

The elderly homeowner was fortunate to be alerted to the danger by her dog’s barking, and a neighbor was able to help her out of the burning building, along with her beloved pet. However, the house has been deemed unsafe for occupation, and the woman is currently displaced, with her son stepping in to offer her a place to stay temporarily.

Building-Fire-Lawyer-300x200Miami Gardens: The victims of a devastating fire that destroyed around half of a Miami Gardens apartment building are taking legal action, filing a class action lawsuit in Miami-Dade circuit court. Over 200 families are named in the lawsuit, claiming that negligence by those responsible for the community contributed to the disaster. Attorney Yolanda Strader, who is representing the plaintiffs, alleges failures to address fire code violations, secure proper fire insurance, and maintain a suitable fire system. The building had not received its 40-year recertification and had been without insurance since November 2021, despite the fire occurring in late January. The lawsuit seeks damages of over $8.6 million and aims to ensure the victims’ stories are not ignored or forgotten.

Incendio en Miami Gardens lleva a Juicio

Miami Gardens: Las víctimas de un incendio devastador que destruyó alrededor de la mitad de un edificio de apartamentos de Miami Gardens están tomando medidas legales, presentando una demanda colectiva en el tribunal de circuito de Miami-Dade. Más de 200 familias están nombradas en la demanda, alegando que la negligencia de los responsables de la comunidad contribuyó al desastre. La abogada Yolanda Strader, que representa a los demandantes, alega que no se abordaron las violaciones del código de incendios, no se obtuvo un seguro contra incendios adecuado ni se mantuvo un sistema contra incendios adecuado. El edificio no había recibido su recertificación de 40 años y estaba sin seguro desde noviembre de 2021, a pesar de que el incendio ocurrió a fines de enero. La demanda busca daños por más de $8.6 millones y tiene como objetivo garantizar que las historias de las víctimas no sean ignoradas ni olvidadas.

Shooting in Coral Gables Restaurant

CORAL GABLES, FLORIDA: A gun was accidentally discharged in a Coral Gables restaurant on Tuesday night, resulting in one person being hospitalized. An off-duty officer was present, and police are investigating the incident to determine what happened leading up to the shooting. The incident occurred at Sushi Maki on Ponce De Leon Blvd around 8:45 pm. Police have not confirmed if the gun belonged to the off-duty officer or another individual. On Wednesday morning, the surrounding area was closed off as police continued their investigation. Several people were present in the restaurant at the time of the incident.

Un arma se disparó accidentalmente en un restaurante de Coral Gables el martes por la noche, lo que resultó en la hospitalización de una persona. Un oficial fuera de servicio estaba presente y la policía está investigando el incidente para determinar qué sucedió antes del tiroteo. El incidente ocurrió en Sushi Maki en Ponce De Leon Blvd alrededor de las 8:45 p.m. La policía no ha confirmado si el arma pertenecía al oficial fuera de servicio o a otra persona. El miércoles por la mañana, el área circundante fue cerrada mientras la policía continuaba con su investigación. Varias personas estaban presentes en el restaurante en el momento del incidente.

Orlando – A shooting rampage in Florida resulted in the deaths of three individuals, among them a child and a TV news worker who was reporting on one of the shootings.

According to police, a shooting spree in Florida claimed three lives on Wednesday, including a child and a TV news reporter who was covering one of the incidents. The victim worked for Spectrum News 13 and was identified by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office as one of the deceased. During a press conference, Sheriff John Mina announced that Keith Melvin Moses, a 19-year-old suspect, has been charged with murder in connection with one of the shootings, and is expected to face charges related to four other incidents that took place later in the day, including the killing of the Spectrum News 13 journalist.

During a press conference, Sheriff John Mina revealed that Keith Melvin Moses, the suspect charged in connection with the shooting spree that occurred in Florida on Wednesday, has a lengthy criminal record that includes gun charges, aggravated assault, aggravated battery, and assault with a deadly weapon.

NORTH LAUDERDALE – A rental building in North Lauderdale erupted in flames early Tuesday morning, forcing nearly a dozen residents to evacuate their homes.

The fire, which started at around 1:30 a.m., engulfed the building on SW 10th Street, located just east of North Lauderdale Avenue. Gillian White, one of the residents, recounted the moment she discovered the fire.

“What’s happening? I said what’s happening? And then I just see the smoke. I switched the light on and I saw the smoke so I just opened the door. To try to get the fresh air and then I see the fire,” said White.


A white sports sedan was spotted in Miami-Dade.

Footage shows a vehicle floating temporarily after it apparently broke through the barrier that marked the end of the parking area. Investigators and insurance claims adjusters will need to determine whether the driver was at fault for the accident which led the vehicle into the water. It will be interesting to see if the barrier was in some way broken, deteriorated, or was toppled by the driver, who apparently went into the parking space head-first. Rescue units were immediately notified and no fatal injuries have been reported.

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