1 Dead, 1 Hurt in Shooting During Miami Beach Spring Break

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MIAMI BEACH, Fla.—Gunfire erupted successful an country of Miami Beach crowded with radical connected outpouring break, sidesplitting 1 person, wounding another, and sending dozens scrambling for safety, constabulary said.

Two males were changeable Friday night, and 1 idiosyncratic was detained astatine the scene, the Miami Beach Police Department posted connected Twitter. It wasn’t wide if the idiosyncratic being held was the shooter. Police besides said 3 guns were recovered.

The shooting happened connected South Beach’s Ocean Drive, which is closed to conveyance postulation on its busiest agelong arsenic hundreds of radical stitchery to observe outpouring break. One of the victims died astatine a infirmary and the 2nd idiosyncratic was listed successful captious condition, constabulary said. Their identities were not instantly released.

Dozens of radical scrambled to get distant from the gunfire, authorities said. Several blocks successful the country were cordoned disconnected with yellowish transgression country tape.

No different accusation was instantly available.

The shooting is the 2nd successful arsenic galore years during outpouring interruption connected South Beach. Last year, the metropolis imposed a midnight curfew pursuing 2 shootings besides connected Ocean Drive.

The twelvemonth earlier that, determination were astir 1,000 arrests and dozens of guns confiscated during a rowdy outpouring interruption that led Miami Beach officials to instrumentality steps aimed astatine calming the situation.