Two Dead, Over 20 People Injured in Miami-Dade Mass Shooting

Alexia Foder  TNS Police on crime scene of a shooting where seven people were injured in Wyndwood Fla

Later on Sunday, Ramirez said in a news conference that three people were in critical condition.

Many family members and friends awaited word of their loved ones outside Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami early Sunday, according to WSVN, with some participating in a prayer circle.

"The result is 20 to 25 victims with gunshot injury wounds, and two deceased on the scene". "He said the guys came with ski masks and hoodies, and just started shooting up the crowd".

"According to investigators, the establishment was hosting a scheduled event and several patrons were standing outside", Miami-Dade Police Department said in a statement.

"These are cold-blooded murderers that shot indiscriminately into a crowd and we will seek justice", Ramirez said in a tweet.

Police were seeking help from the community in finding the shooters.

The coronavirus pandemic provided a pause in this deadly workplace violence, but the reopening of many companies has brought a return of shootings.

The United States counted the deaths of more than 43,000 people with firearms previous year, including suicides, according to the "Archives of Weapon Violence". The suspects fled the scene shortly after the shooting.

That followed recent mass shootings in Indiana, California, Colorado and Georgia.

Homicides, mostly gun-driven, have surged in the country over the past year. Then this spring the number hit 1.2 million one week, with many sales going to first-time owners.

President Joe Biden last month branded U.S. gun violence an "epidemic" and an "international embarrassment".

President Joe Biden condemned gun violence as an "epidemic" and an "international embarrassment" last month.

Miami Police Chief Art Acevedo issued an impassioned plea Sunday for action.

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