Two gay men in Miami were attacked and shot Tuesday night in a drive-by attack leaving one in critical condition, after they were kissing in a car — a lesbian bystander was also shot.
Clive Khouri, told Miami TV station WPLG that he and a friend were in a car about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday when they were surrounded by men on all-terrain vehicles who shot at them.
“When I tried to speed off to come around this corner, they kept trying to shoot, shoot, shoot,” he said. “Some of the guys probably saw us kissing in the car.”
A bullet grazed Khouri’s head the other man in the cars name has not been released, he was shot in the head and is in critical condition at Jackson South Trauma Center.
Bystander Shakena Jefferson was also grazed by a bullet when she was trying to get into a car with her wife nearby.
Miami Police are currently searching for the shooters and investigating the attack as a hate crime. They ask that anyone with information about the crime call Crimestoppers at (305) 471-TIPS (8477).