Opa Locka Shooting: Two FIU Football Players Injured In Drive By

Opa Locka Shooting FIU
Miami-Dade police offiers work a crime scene in Redland, Florida, July 1, 2011. Two FIU football players were injured in a shooting in Opa Locka, Florida, on Thursday. Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Police said two Florida International University students were injured in a drive by shooting on Thursday, WPLG-TV reported. The two students were identified as Anthony Jones and Mershawn Miller.

The shooting reportedly took place on Northwest 26th Avenue and 140th Street in Opa Locka around 2:30 p.m. local time, WSVN-TV reported. It was not immediately clear whether there was a motive for the shooting.

Two FIU football players shot in a drive-by in the area of 2400 NW 141 Street, Opa Locka.
Anthony Jones and Mershawn Miller
both non life-threatening injuries.
BOLO for dark gray 2015 Nissan Sentra. If you have any information please contact the Opa Locka Police Deparment.

— JD Dobson (@ChiefJDobson) September 6, 2018

Both men were airlifted to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Jones is listed on the team's football roster as a senior at the school and a running back on the team from Miami, Florida. Miller, also from Miami, is listed as a freshman and offensive lineman.

Police did not immediately have any suspects in custody but were searching for a dark gray 2015 Nissan Sentra. Anyone with information was asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.