Man killed, woman wounded in shootout involving rapper outside Florida Trump Resort


SUNNY ISLES, FLORIDA – MAY 12: Sunny Isles Beach police officers stand near a van where an individual was found shot to death after a shooting close by that reports say involved rapper NBA Youngboy on May 12, 2019 in Sunny Isles, Florida. Police continue to investigate both of the scenes near the Trump International […]

SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. – A man was killed and a woman was wounded during a shootout Sunday outside the Trump International Beach Resort in Sunny Isles Beach, authorities said.

Witnesses said the shooting started around 1:30 p.m. when two groups of rappers got into an argument outside the resort and exchanged gunfire.

A friend of the man who was killed told Local 10’s Sanela Sabovic that the man — an employee of Hertz Rental Car — was caught in the crossfire when the two entourages began firing.

Paramedics transported the 19-year-old woman to Aventura Hospital and Medical Center. Her condition was not disclosed. Witnesses said the woman was the girlfriend of rapper NBA YoungBoy, who was scheduled to perform Sunday at the Rolling Loud music festival in Miami Gardens.

Police are searching for a silver GMC Yukon with Florida tag BNE 3360. Police are looking for three suspects. Police said the suspects were armed with an AK-47 and several handguns.

Aventura police said in a statement that they were investigating a second shooting that may be related to the incident at Trump International Beach Resort.

Aventura police said a driver was shot and described his injuries as not life-threatening. 

“An incident happened in Sunny Isles. We are working with investigators to see if they are related. Neither indicates a hate crime or terrorist event,” Aventura police said.

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