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Police officers find 18-year-old woman dead in Gladeview after a shooting


WEST MIAMI, Fla. — A tragic incident unfolded on Saturday night in Miami-Dade County’s Gladeview area, leaving an 18-year-old woman from Opa-locka dead. The victim, identified as #ShakeriaWilliams, was found lifeless in a gray 2014 BMW 328i.


According to Detective Angel Rodriguez, a spokesman for the #MiamiDade Police Department, officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert shortly before 11:10 p.m., near Northwest 65 Street and 20 Avenue. Upon arrival, they discovered a horrifying scene.


Local 10 News sources familiar with the case reported that Williams had been shot in the head and back. The area was littered with 17 10mm spent bullet casings and two projectiles, indicating a violent confrontation.


Miami-Dade Fire Rescue personnel arrived at the scene and pronounced Williams dead. Homicide detectives with the Street Violence Task Force North are currently investigating the case. Preliminary findings suggest that Williams got into an argument with a man before he shot her and fled the scene in a Mercedes-Benz.


The Miami-Dade detectives are urging anyone with information about this case or other related cases to come forward. They can do so by calling Miami-Dade County Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477. As the community grapples with this tragic loss, the quest for justice continues.


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