Police Seek Answers After 16-Year-Old Girl Killed by Stray Bullet Outside Fla. Restaurant
Ana Alvarez-Hernandez's friends brought her to a nearby hospital, where she was pronounced dead
A 16-year-old Florida girl is dead after she was struck by a stray bullet during a fight outside a Miami restaurant, PEOPLE confirms.
Miami-Dade police announced Ana Alvarez-Hernandez was fatally shot in the parking lot of a restaurant early Sunday morning. The parking lot was a popular hangout for locals, but things turned violent when a fight between two groups of men broke out, ABC News reports.
When one man went to his car, grabbed a gun and opened fire, Ana and others ran for cover — but the 16-year-old was struck by a stray bullet.
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Her friends brought her to a nearby hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
Police have asked the public for their help in finding Ana’s killer and are offering a reward of $3,000 for information leading to an arrest.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Miami-Dade Police Department Homicide Bureau at 305-471-2400, or Miami-Dade County Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS to remain anonymous.