3-year-old Toddler is shot dead at his own birthday party in Miami

A three-year-old boy has been shot and killed at his own birthday party in Miami’s Golden Glades neighborhood.

Elijah LaFrance was killed on Saturday night, according to Miami-Dade police, who said a 21-year-old woman had also been shot but is expected to survive her injuries.

An altercation happened outside an Airbnb on NE 158th street after 8pm, police said. Shortly afterwards, shots were fired and the shooter fled the scene.

Police were alerted to the shooting Saturday night by a system that detects and tracks gunshots.

When they arrived at the home, officers found the toddler suffering from a gunshot wound and took him to a hospital where he died, according to a news release from the Miami-Dade Police Department.

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Source: Daily Mail