Shooting outside Trump's Florida resort leaves one dead and two injured

One of the wounded was the girlfriend of rapper NBA Youngboy who has been detained for questioning 

David I. Klein
New York
Monday 13 May 2019 20:01 BST
(Amy Harris/Invision/AP)

A shooting left one man dead and two other people wounded outside of a Trump International Resort near Miami, Florida.

The incident occurred just before 2pm on Sunday at the Trump property in Sunny Isles Beach, a Miami suburb.

Gunmen toting AK-47 rifles opened fire on a vehicle on US Mother's Day, wounding 19-year-old Kaylyn Marie Long, while a stray bullet travelled more than a hundred yards across the street to the Alamo Rent-A-Car shop where it killed 43-year-old Mohammed Jradi, an employee who was sitting in his car nearby. Another stray bullet grazed a five-year-old boy who was visiting from Texas.

Long has been identified as the girlfriend of Kentrell DeSean Gaulden, who is also known as the rapper NBA Youngboy. Gaulden had a show scheduled for that night at the Rolling Loud music festival in Miami Gardens.

Long and the five-year-old were taken away by paramedics and are both in stable condition. Miami Dade Police spokesman Alvaro Zabaleta said that several suspects had been detained in relation to the crime though no arrests have yet been made.

“It's sad. We are supposed to be celebrating our moms today, and instead we are dealing with this tragic shooting,” Zeta Bourne, a witness, told the Miami Herald.

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Only days earlier another rapper, Ameer Golston who is also known as AAB Hellabandz, was shot to death in nearby Miami Beach.

“This type of behaviour in this community is not acceptable. We will not take this lying down.” Said Sunny Isles Mayor Bud Scholl.

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