MIAMI (WSVN) – A child has died after gunfire tore through a section of Northwest Miami-Dade, sending three others to the hospital, officials said, in what turned out to be one of two weekend shootings in Miami-Dade County that left young people injured.
Police identified the deceased as 7-year-old Alana Washington. She was being treated at Jackson Memorial Hospital before being pronounced dead.
The three other victims were taken to Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital where they are still receiving treatment.
Shanlavie Drayton, Washington’s mother and grandmother of another victim said, “Alana was only 7 years old, getting out of a car. My granddaughter’s only 1-year-old, and he’s still holding on. His mom is fighting right now. My other son is fighting right now, so all I’m asking for is somebody to say something and pray.”
Miami-Dade Police and Fire Rescue units responded to the scene of the drive-by shooting near the intersection of Northwest 29th…