The man shoots three members of the Florida family and may have fled with a teenager they were looking for
Mother, aunt and uncle of missing 15-year-old girl are shot and wounded while searching for her by a shooter who is supposed to have taken the teenager from Florida when he fled
- A man shot and injured three people around 09:00 on Friday in Miami Gardens
- The victims are the mother, aunt and uncle of the missing 15-year-old Janiya Johnson
- She wore an ankle strap with a GPS tracker that brought her family to the location where the incident occurred
- They were taken to Ryder Trauma Center at the Jackson Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries
- It is not clear whether the suspect knew the victims before the shooting or that Johnson is being held against her will
Mary Kekatos for Dailymail.com
The police in Florida is looking for a man who shot three family members and injured when they turned up to find their missing 15-year-old family member.
According to the Miami Herald, the incident happened around 9:00 am on Friday in an abandoned house in Miami Gardens.
The mother, aunt and uncle of Janiya Johnson, 15, and were led to the location by the anklet of the missing girl with a GPS tracker.
Researchers believe that the man who shot them had slept in an SUV parked in the driveway of the abandoned house when the family arrived.
The police are looking for a man who has shot down three people around 09.00 am and was injured in Miami Gardens, Florida (left). The victims are the mother, aunt and uncle of the missing 15 year old Janiya Johnson (right)
Residents have heard rumors before the shots sounded.
& # 39; You just heard people arguing, and the next thing you know, you just heard pow, pow, pow, pow, pow, pow, pow, and that was it, & # 39; Elliot Taylor, who witnessed the incident, told the WSVN.
The police say they do not know who the suspect is, but say he may have used Johnson.
She is described as a black bitch of 120 pounds and a length of 5 # 5 ".
Her photo was uploaded to the Twitter account of the Miami Gardens Police Department and a picture of the suspect's mobile phone that could have caught one of the victims before being shot.
The photo shows a young black man with facial hair in a black jacket, gray sweatpants and blue Nike sneakers, but his face is not clearly visible.
& HAVE YOU SEEN HIM? BEL 911. DO NOT TRY. SUBJECT MATTERED AND DANGEROUS & # 39 ;, read a police tweet.
& # 39; This is a current picture (taken this morning) of the topic we are actively searching for in the Bunche Park Area … He may have changed clothes. & # 39; & # 39;
It is not clear whether the suspect knew the victims before the shooting or that Johnson is being held against her will
NBC 6 reported that the three victims were taken to the Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center with non-life-threatening injuries.
It is not clear whether the suspect knew the victims before the shooting or that Johnson is being held against her will.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS (8477).
Callers can remain anonymous and if they have information that could lead to an arrest, they may be eligible for a reward of up to $ 1,000.