Saturday, 7 April 2012
15-year-old girl shot while asleep in her bed - The Miami Herald
A 15-year-old Miami girl was in stable condition at Ryder Trauma Center after being hit by several bullets as a hail of gunfire struck her home in the 2400 block of NW 55th Terrace around 5 a.m. Saturday.
The victim, Emreon Branford, was asleep in the same bed as her sister when some 15 bullets were shot
into the home from the outside, according to her stepfather, David Plunkett. Her brother was also asleep in the room, which all three share.
The girl had several gunshot wounds on one side of her body, according to the stepfather.
Miami-Dade police, who are investigating the shooting, weren’t immediately available for comment.
Branford is an eighth grader at Brownsville Middle School.
Plunkett said he didn’t know of anyone with a motive to hurt the girl