MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Two men have been arrested for a July drive-by shooting which killed seven-year-old Alana Washington and wounded three other people including a one-year-old child.
The men have identified the men as 23-year-old Jarvis Flanders and 22-year=old Antonio Robinson,” according to CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald.
Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle has scheduled a press conference for Thursday afternoon to release more details about the arrests.
The shooting Saturday, July 25th, just after 8 p.m., in front of a home in the 2900 block of NW 51st Street.
Niecey Drayton had just parked her car outside the home when dozens of rounds were fired from another car.
Alana, who was getting out of the car, was shot in the head. She was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital where she was taken off life support two days later.
Drayton’s one year grandson was shot in the thigh. Also struck were 23-year-old Cynthia Bloom and 24-year-old Demetriel Rice, according to the Herald.
Police said more than a dozen rounds were fired. They said gunmen targeted an adult at the home, not the children.
Both men face murder and attempted murder charges.
Robinson was booked into the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center. Flanders was arrested in Georgia and was being held in jail to await extradition to South Florida, according to the Herald.