Thursday, June 16, 2011

Where's your outrage now, Commissioner Dunn? ...a continuing series

"But most of all, we're going to pray that the violence ends." -Miami Commissioner Richard Dunn, Aug. 26, 2010

“We’ve had no help from the community, and the witnesses we had suspiciously and suddenly became unavailable and uncooperative.” -Miami Police Sgt. Eunice Cooper, explaining last April why murder charges had to be dropped against Demarcus Alexander who had been charged with the Dec. 14, 2010 slayings of Ciara Lee, and her son, Devin Franklin.

"Will today be the day that Richard Dunn finally speaks out against those who are terrorizing his constituents...?" -Random Pixels, April 14, 2011

“We are at the mercy of the community at this point because we have very little information." -Miami Police spokeswoman Kenia Reyes, talking about the need for witnesses to a drive-by shooting in Liberty City, June 16, 2011

One man dies in Liberty City drive-by shooting
By Lidia Dinkova

After a drive-by shooting in Liberty City one man is dead and another is in critical condition early Thursday morning.

About 1:30 a.m., six people were standing outside of City Market, which is open 24 hours, on 62nd Street between Northwest 12th and 13th Avenue, police said.

A white Nissan Maxima with tinted windows then pulled-up next to the convenience store and a gunman or gunmen fired a round of shots at the crowd, police said.

Four people were shot and were taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center. A man, 25- to 27-years-old, died. About 6 a.m., another person remained in critical condition and the other two were in stable condition.

-Video via CBS4

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