8 people injured in shooting at MLK Day celebrations in Miami

MIAMI (WCBD) — Authorities are on the scene in Miami, FL after 7 people were shot during Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations in Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park.

According to Miami-Dade Police 2 adults and 3 juveniles were struck, while 2 other juveniles were grazed by bullets.

One of the victims, a 20-year-old man, was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition.

The two juveniles who were grazed were treated and released at the scene.

Police also say that one person was injured, but was not shot.

Witnesses say they heard four or six shots fired before the crowd rushed for safety.

Authorities have cleared the area and a witness says she saw a man in handcuffs on the ground.

Investigators have confirmed that two people are being questioned and that two weapons were recovered.

House Representative John Lewis, a civil rights icon, was in Miami this morning to speak at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast.

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