MIAMI, Fla. - Two young children are hospitalized with gunshot wounds, following an afternoon shooting in Miami involving an AK-47.
According to WINK News affiliate CBS4, authorities are searching for the suspects, at least one of whom was said to have dreadlocks. The suspects are described as four black men, last seen wearing red bandannas. They fled the scene in a grey Pontiac Grand Prix.
According to CBS4, "Miami Police spokesperson Napier Velasquez said the children, believed to be ages 4 and 7, did not appear to have life-threatening injuries. One may have been taken to the hospital by someone at the scene, while the other was treated by paramedics from Miami Fire Rescue before being transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital."
A distraught mother of one of the young shooting victims was covered in blood as she spoke to reporters, saying "They shot my boy...They shot my boy..."
Authorities are still searching for the suspects; no arrests had been made as of 5:30 p.m. Thursday.