3 people injured in Miami Beach shooting during crowded Spring Break weekend

Originally Published: 20 MAR 22 15:21 ET

Updated: 20 MAR 22 16:04 ET

By Raja Razek and Alaa Elassar, CNN

CNN) -- A shooting in Miami Beach left three people injured amid a packed Spring Break weekend.

Two people were transported to a hospital with gunshot wounds after officers responded to a shooting on Ocean Drive shortly after midnight, according to Miami Beach Police Department spokesperson Ernesto Rodriguez.

"On Sunday at 12:15 a.m., officers responded to a shooting along the 800 block of Ocean Drive," Rodriguez said. "Two victims were located with an apparent gunshot wound and were transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital by Miami Beach Fire Rescue with non-life-threatening injuries."

Initial information suggested a third person also sustained an injury at the same shooting scene, according to police.

"We later received a call from Mount Sinai Hospital indicating a male arrived with a gunshot wound, also non-life-threatening," Rodriguez said.

"Detectives are speaking with several individuals to determine what transpired in the moments leading up to the shooting," he added.

Videos posted on social media showed a stampede of people running as gunshots are heard in the background.

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