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Twelve People Shot at B-day Party in Miami's Overtown, Near Cop Shop

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Miami Police this morning are reporting 12 people shot in Overtown.

Details are really vague, but it seems a group of three wearing black clothes shot into a crowd at a birthgday party. In addition, one person was hit by a car. Police Chief John Timoney reported AK-47 casings were found at the scene.

It all happened not long after midnight at 527 NW Fifth St. Three of the victims are in critical condition.

The area is just a half-mile from the Miami Police station and has a long tradition of nasty crime. More on this story as it develops.

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