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the news continues in 2 minutes. >> now on 7 news at 6:30, the call for action as the
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can lead to the child's killer. team 7 coverage ahead. >> jeff: we're learning more information about the suspected gunman who killed 6 people during a random rampage. >> robbin: plus presidential candidates back on the campmpgn trail as they prepare for two more contests this week. good evening. i'm robbin simmons. >> jeff: i'm jeff leleox. 7 news at 6:30 starts right now. captioning provided by: u.s. captioning company, depere, wi >> now at 6:30, a moving march. residents holding a rally one day after a first grader is gunned downin the streets. the people sick and tired of people being killed inthe community. >> and calling for witnesses to step forward with more information in the case. we have live team 7 coverage. elitsa bizios breaks down the trend but we start with today's rally. walter morris live in northwest
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>> well jeff, robbin, the message was clear. if you know anything that can bring this child's ller to justice, come forward! >> we love you king! >> balloons in the air as the community comes together in the wake of the tragedy. >> and i stand here with another family who only had a chance to spend 6 years with their baby. >> hundreds gathers where king carter was gunned down. police say the first grader was playing outside with friends near northwest 103rd lane when gunfire broke out saturday afternoon. carter struck by a bullet pronounced dead at the hospital. >> when i heard the shots, i ran out of the house and i ran everywhere and asking where is king and me, i had to find my son in the corner with his eyes open! >> reporter: sunday activists and religious leaders joining carter's grieving family as the
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neighborhood, many holding police fliers and others with signs reading "justice for king." >> it's this area grip indeed fear and in gleefand we know to take this back. >> they want to help track down the gunman. >> this has to stop! if you see something, somebody saw someing! please tell us that you saw something. tell the police department that you u want to be one part of solving the problem. today it's my child. tomorrow it might be yours. it's got to stop! >> reporter: and if you know anything that can point police in the right direction, call crime stoppers. that number 305-471-tips.
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dollars and you can remain anonymous. walter morris, 7 news. >> jeff: okay, walter. and the coveraming continues ere the little boy was a student. 7's elitsa bizios is there with more. elitsa? >> the rally made its way down the street and this little boy, you said it here, only in first grade. tomorrow counselors will be here for the students, for the teachers, but earlier this afternoon district leaders once again reacting to another senseless act of violence. >> and it is not a single zip de's problem. this is chipping away one child at a time. >> reporter: the superintendant alberto carvalho taking a stand against gun violence once again after another student in his
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killed. this time an innocent first grader, king carter. >> over the past 12 months alone, over 100 children have been shot over the st 12 months alone. 24 kids were killed! only a fraction of those have been solved. rep the little boy was shot and killed saturday in broad daylight while playing outside in his northwest miami-dade neighborhood. just blocks away from his elementary school. this on the heels of another rally held friday where school leaders, parents and pastors made a call to action asking community members to call their lawmakers so they can get a bill passed that will help protect witnesses. >> my fear is another mother will be crying in a few weeks. >> but becoming a reality all
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the superintendant carvalho renewing his call to action sunday. >> if you do not want to call the police, call me, call the police, call a counselor, a teacher. tell someone. tell everybody! >> reporter: and that's the message from everyone today. community members. this little boy's parents. the other family members. pastors. the superintendant who you just heard from there. if you are afraid to call police, if you saw something, please say something. he says you can call him. for that number head to our website, for now live in northwest miami-dade, elitsabizios, 7 news. >> elitsa, thank you. stay with 7 ws for continuing coverage of the child tragedy. we'll have the latest on air and online at >> two south florida boaters lucky to be alive after a very
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a video of one of the crews rescuing two people who who wentntoverboard. crews say the boaters are inexperienced in dealing with bad weather. they say when they arrived the woman could barely keep her head above water. >> jeff: also in the news tonight, police releasing the mugshot of a sinister suspect. this after innocent people become the targets of the shooting spree when a gunman opens fire at random. a man started driving around and shooting people.. we're now learning tonight the accused shooter was a driver with uber. >> we had multiple people messaging us telling us ght downtown there's a killer going around. >> a night downtown turning into a nightmare after police
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opened fire at random killing 6 people and seriously injuring 2 others. >> they weren't targeted for any reason other than they werere there to be a target. they were shot multiple times. >> according to authorits it spanned 3 different locations. the first an apartment complex where the woman was shot 4 times. she remains in serious condition. seral hours later, police say dalton opened fire again at a car dealership where two men were shot and killed. and minutes later 4 people were gunned down in the parking lot of a cracker barrel restaurant. a 14-year-old girl also shot in critical conditioio it would take police two more hours before catching up to dalton. >> the suspect vehicle was spotted in kalmazoo by the sheriff's deputy and the vehicle was followed at a short distance and eventually it will stop and the driver was indeed identified as our suspect. he was taken into custody. >> reporter: a source with
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says police believe dalton was an uber driver and picked up passengers in between the ootings. he's expected to be arraigned in court on monday afternoon. >> the nextmost important thing is to reassure everyone that there is no continuing threat for the safety of this community. >> the ride share company confirms that dalton was one of their drivers but the company not confirming information that came out on social media, that he was woing on the night of the attacks. >> in the race for the white house the democratic candidates turning their focus now to south carolina. republican donald trump winning g there this weekend. and now the gop field is getting smaller with former florida governor jeb bush dropping out. >> there's nothing easy about running for president. i can tell you. it's tough. it's nasty. it's mean. it's vicious.
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when you win, it's beautiful! >> if donald trump saw the beauty after winning the gop's south carolina primary and taking all the state's delegates, jeb bush saw the tough, nasty and mean side of the presidential campaign. >> i congratulate my competitors that are remaining on the island. on their success for a race that has been hard-fought. >> the first to announce the beneficiary of the 100 million dollar war chest ended his campaign saturday night. >> the people of iowa and new hampshire and south carolina have spoken and i really respect their decision. so tonight i am suspending my campaign. >> but there is little time to rest on their laurels. former secretary of state hillary clinton beat bernie sanders. >> we spent a lot of time talking with voters in the last week about the barriers they felt did impede their getting ahead. >> sanders said the inroads with minorities will continue to draw support.
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about the need for al, for the economy that represents all of us, not just the 1%, i think you're going to see us making progress there e as well. >> the republican caucus is saturday and the democrats hold the primary saturday but trump's sizable lead going forward could spell trouble for marco rubio who eked out the win over ted cruz. both looking for wins because march 15th it's winner take all. >> we won't beat hillary clinton or bernie sanders if we're still divided in september and october. it's important to have someone that can bring everyone together. >> it's now apparent the only campaign that can beat donald trump and has s beaten donald trump is our campaign. >> trump knows he's leading in the polls and had back to back wins. he's already thinking ahead to the general election. >> i think it's going to be between hillary and myself. they say tell be the largest voter turnout in the history of the united states elections. >> robbin: and if you haven't
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download the 7 nuetz voice your choice app. and it is with the latest from the caaign trail. >> on 7 news at 6:30, the viral video the dangerous car craze and drivers doing donuts in the middle of the busy bridge! >> a meet and greet with the miami heat legend and a south florida mall. >> and as we go into the next couple of days, talk about winter warmth! so we're going back to the 80s. the aernl high is 79. tomorrow. i'll have the complete chance and the look at the forecast
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kd -- showers coming up. >> cameras capturing a reckless driver doing donutos san francisco's bay bridge. the driveredoing those stunts in broad daylight. >> jeff: and police are on the runt for the people that were
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that were caught on camera. a reckless driver bringing traffic to a standstill on san francisco's bay bridge. cell phone video shows the car doing donuts across several lanes. witnesses saa pickup truck was trailing the vehicle as someone filmed the stunt. the video later surfaced online and caught the atteion of police. >> san francisco chp units actually responded to the scene. by the time we got there, though, no vehicles were located that were do the side show. >> it's shown with bay area movement. >> not only can the participants be seriously injured or killed, but the more importantly innocent bystanders. it's a real and serious danger. >> participants seen and one person previously seen throwing
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and one rider pulling a wheelie while another stood the seat of the bike, performing the stunts on the highway. they may have goent away but police are thoroughly investigating. >> we take this seriously and follow up and respond. >> jeff: dangerous stunts right there. police also looking into the instagram account linked to the sideshows. >> robbin: and mingling at macy's! we'll tell you why. >> jeff: and all new tonight at
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degtruction! good evening. it's mostly dry with the quiet storm tracker radar and can see a few dotted showers with the breeze and that's going into tonight and more rain in the week ahead. so pretty iet night with a
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gorgeous sunset happening. as we go into the rest of the night we're in the 70s and 73 currently in miami. 74 fort lauderdale and also for hours. 13 mph in miami as well as in key west and gusts picking up at 18 mph. and still have that beach breeze going and anticipate intoed tomorrow as well. take a look at the big view with the line of showers all associated with the front that's stretching all the way from texas towards the northehet with the push of stationary front continuing to move a little bit closer towards us. now the cold front with the tail end of that system will start to make its way towards south florida for the week ahead. isolated showers for later on tonight could see a few of those but tomorrow as well with more sunshine but then that's when we start to have those showers really rolling in for tuesday. so rain is very likely into the
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into the evening and also likely chanans are seeing some spotty showers as we go into your wednesday. it's the best shot for rain but temperatures warm up. right back into the 80s all ahead of that front and then we'll hit 70s as we go into next weekend. we have the high risk of rip currents at local beaches for tomorrowas well. biscayne bay at the light chop for tonight and no boating advisories. same for the florida keys and coastal waters and more so the momorate chop. next high tide is 2 minutes before 8 tonight and key west at 9:17 tonight. so stray showers a possibility and clouds hanging around as well. ghs in the 60s and daytime highs tomorrow and talking about the 80s to start off the work week especially along miami and also fort lauderdale. getting warmer with passing clouds as well. take a look at the 7 on 7 forecast. damp days for tuesday and wednesday and cooler and sunny by friday. >> okay, karlene, thank you.
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for the special meet and greet at macycys today. >> jeff: alonzo morning taking pictures with the fans at macy's all part of the promotion in aventura for the new nbm 200 watch. the first 30 people that bought the watch also got to walk away with a signed basketball. >> just hope all the heat fanc can continue to reconnect with the miami heat by buying this watch. >> jeff: tiso watch? okay, the watch is the first ever official time peace of the nba. >> proots amazing! >> you' watching 7 news! donovan campbell!
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>> we start the sports track whe the hail mary was used for joe gibs racing at the daytona 500. the great race taking over for jeff gordon and the youngest pollster loose on lap 20 and turn 4 with the taste of the daytona infield. and 30 laps to go. one of the favorites, little e, dale earnhardt jr., also spins out. was fifth at the time but his day is done. final lap and things get interesting. matt kinseth pushed out of the first place and hamlin needing to hold him off and off to the photofinish and hamlin holds off for the win by just 4 inches. check this out! the difference of 1/100 of a second. for the closest finish in dayta 500 history, also marking the first time a toyota won the race. well, without the two all-stars in the line up the heat are heating up. if after the one-game suspension the histor night saturday night.
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rebounds in just 29 minutes. becoming just the 11th player in nba history to report the 2020 game off the bench in the last part of the year. yeah, you're strong, boss! >> and we're just talking about bringing the e energy off the bench and guys is playing faster and we got a couple of brothers with down. >> and our teammates made it easy and they played great and pushing the ball and getting the transition. >> right now! the long layoff. don't play again until thursday when they end the six-game homestand against the coyotes. roberto luongo hadn't played since giving up to nashville last saturday but last night gave up just one goal stopping 29 of the 30 shots he faced. sometimes you just need those fresh legs. >> they look real strong especially in the second period with the 2 or 3 breakaways early and kept putting pressure on him. so he did a real good job and looked sharp and sometimes those 3 or 4 days off give you
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your game and he was outstanding. >> that's sports. i'm donovan campbell.
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pay a couple of bills. >> robbin: and that's going to do it for 7 news at 6:30. i'm robbin simmons. thanks for watching. >> jeff: and i'm jeff lennox. join us tonight first at 10 for the night team.
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