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Woman killed, 3-year-old hurt in drive-by shooting in Florida, police say

MIAMI – A woman was killed and her 3-year-old daughter was injured in a drive-by shooting at an apartment complex near Miami, police said.

Someone in a dark gray sedan pulled up to Coral Bay Cove on Monday afternoon and started shooting at Leshonte Jones, 24, Miami-Dade police told news outlets. Jones died near the first floor staircase, they said.

Police did not provide the condition of the child, who was taken to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Investigators said she is expected to recover.

As they were investigating the shooting, police heard shots being fired nearby.

“It’s almost mind-blowing, because everybody here witnessed it as well," Miami-Dade police spokesman Alvaro Zabaleta told WSVN. “There was a group of residents that were here

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