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caught in the path of danger@. tonight new calls for an end to the violence. teenager trying to catch the bus when hit by a car that never bothered to stop. tonight police have new surveillance video they are hoping will help them solve the hit-and-run crime. woman under the gun at the atm but she thinks quickly to avoid giving the would be thief any cash. tonight she's speaking to just one station and republicans gearing up for a show down in nevada while the democrats drum up support in the south. 7 news continues now at 11 7 news continues now at 11:00. now at 11:00. another tragedy. >> i'm scared for my kids to even be outside. >> innocent 6-year-old killed while playing with friends. >> always look for a the court: the calls to stop the violence the calls to stop the violence.
>> another family demanding justice. good evening. 6-year-old is the latest child to fall victim to gun violenceas the number of innocent young victims here continues to rise. >> tonight a community is in mourning as police search for his killer. robin has more from outside his elementary school in north west miami-dade. >> from staff and students here at that first grader elementary school to the community at large and of course his family everyone is saying enough. >> born god or dane to call him home the day he called him homehome the day he called him home. i can't question god's will. >> anything but my time at charles hat park this group turning to pray two days after the shooting death of king carthy. his fathth defiant demanding better from a community he says has to heal from the violence. >> not for my son king carter right now the time to build um. if i got to stop doing
time to build up. reporter: police say they look for the two men who got out of a black 4 door sedan started shooting saturday afternoon. he ran from his apartment on 12th after hearing the gun fire and found his sonthe gun fire and found his son's lifeless body. monday difficult day for many of king classmates at this school. the superintendent there to offer hugs. grief counselors offering a listening ear. >> over the past 12 months alone over 60 children have been shot. over the past 12 months alone 24 have been killed. >>'m scared for my kids to be outside. >>reporter: not far away miami garden police and local leaders going door to door trying to keep tien their community strong after 14-year-old survived a shooting there over the weekend. >> when we go out and we talk and they say that we are human and we are actually there to help them it cits a better atmosphere. >>reporter: back in north west miami-dade carter'r' siblings still grieving. their mother overwhelmed to seat passion lerally pouring
>> i feel real appreciative to everybody coming out to support my baby. >>reporter: biker keeping the massive group gathering at north west 54th street and 17th avenue safe from traffic as marchers made the half mile trek to the miami park where the 6-year-old played football t.family determined to get something positive from their unbelievable pain going through it harder than i am because they was together every day. >> please turn yourself in itself out of my hands. >>reporter: now in the hands of investigators who need information. if you have anything that could help them you could be eligible for a reward that now stands at 26,000 dollars. crime stoppers is the number to call.reporting in north west miami-dade, robin simmons 7 news night team. the. >> now on the surveillance video catching teenager wblking into danger driver plowing
the e en was walk to go catch a bus to school with his brother when hit. driver didn't stay on the scene there and stop to help. liz tells us now the teen is now fighting to survive. >> front emblem from the vehicle left on the scene. >>reporter: traffic homicide detectives have a piece of thecar they say ran down the 15-year-old student and never bothered to stop monday morning they also have the car on surveillance video. we frosz it the moment the mercedes hit him notch doubt it's a mercedeshim notch doubt it's a mercedes. ththis is paint chip left all over the scene. >>reporter: valdez a gifted stent in basketball player at slam charter school in miami was scrambling across north west 22 avenue at 79 street to catch a county transit bus on the way to school about 6 monday morning. >> i heard that from that from a student on previous bus stop that he was hit bay car crossing the street with his brother.>>reporter: backpack shoes
all scattered around the intersection. >> the girl on the bus said that she saw xavier on the floor with the ambulance. >>reporter: b what wasn't there was the car that hit the enager basketball star. detectives are using this surveillance video and pieces of the car left behind to track it down. >> it's kind of rude and it's kind of harsh for somebody to do that because he's so young and it's not fair. i just hope he gets better. we miss him. >>report: detectives have frozen this picture from surveillance video of the silver mercedes sedan. they say it was speeding away from the scene north west 22 avenue and 79 street just after 6:00 o'clock monday morning if you recognize the car or see one driving around that has front end damage detectives looking for any information from the public. leave that information anonymously by calling crime stop terse here at the hospitalstop terse here at the hospital. that teenager is still being treated in intensive care.
judge resentencing mir nann did he say and once again he receives life behind bars. the 26-year-old who was 14 when he killed hads frfrnd classmate golf had been granted a new hearing by the u.s. supreme court after the court ruled that juveniles could not automatically be sentenced to life in prison. the victim family re$11 at today's decision. >> i know it was justice uerved>> i know it was justice served. you the judge decision was the right decision. reporter: in 2004 he killed golf in a bath room at south wood middle school. 4 years later found guilty of murder and sentenc to life behind bars. both south bound lanes of the south west 7th street exit off i-95 and downtown miami have reopened t.concrete barrier wall was damaged a weeee ago when garbage truck crashed through it.
into a parking lot at jose martin park damaging several cars. driver is recovering at jackson memorial hospital. live look outside north bay village studio pretty nice out there picture perfect weather won't stick around because change is coming. phil is in the weather center to explain this for us. phil. >>reporter: i think wshould amend that to changes are coming because we are going to see a warm day tomorrow. weesday it is going to be a hohoone possibly flirting with record heat. also a chance for some stormy weather. then after that we are going to get some cool weather moving in for the end of the week. so here's the stototracker plenty of moisture starting to come up from cuba. if it doesn't fall apart that will be impacting the florida keys here during the overnight maybe isolated shower or two
there's also plenty of moisture moving across texas and in through the south east. this is a front with some areas of low pressure movivi into the atlantic waters. we will probably get the tail end of some of this activity especially on wednesday. so tomorrow high pressure. it will be breezy. could see a shower along that breeze here is wednesday. possibility of record heat. once the front has gonon through we return to the 50's for thursday, friday maybe even in to the weekend. i have a lot more on this a little bit later on. the south carolina democratic primary just a few days away. >> on the republic can't front they gear upper for big show down in nevada as one campaign engages in a little damage control. danielle knox live in the plex with this. >>reporter: the democrat in south carolina for the primary
the caucus in nevada tomorrow. several states voice their choicen super tuesday march first. it is indeed coming down to thee re jeb bush out. >> tonight i'm suspending my campaign.% >>reporter: leaving 5 on the republican side. two g.o.p. candidate neck and neck trying to topple trump and each other. senator rubio accusesenator rubio accusing the cruz of dirty trick after video surface from the cruz campaign falsely depicting r rio dismissing the bible. >> part of a pattern. if this just happens once you look at it and say all right these are the this innings that happen. >>reporter: cruz responded big on monday asking his communication director rick tyler to resign over the inaccurate video we are not a campaign that question the faith of anothehe candidate even if it was true our campaign should not have isn't i that's 85 asked for rick tyler's resignation. >>reporter: senator rubioreceiving crucial support from the republican congressional delegation in south florida.
marco rubio because i knowize a principal leader. >>reporter: trump solidifying front runner status with a win in the south carolina primary saturday. campaigned in georgia. >>y the way we are terminate ago bama care. come up with something. >>reporter: governor kasich focus his effort on crucial southern states. >> i do know how to fix the country. and i don't view this as anything other than selecting the best person who knows howw to bring us together. >>reporter: as for the democrat the south carolina primary is saturday. bill clinton speaking at campaign event in oklahoma monday while link heads into south carolina after her whip in nevada. >> i don't think we are a single issue countryry andnd i am certainly not a single issue candidate. >>reporter: bernisanders mean time rally in massachusetts monday set his sight on the general election and the g.op. >> you want a candidate who is going to defeat donald trump. you are looking at that candidate many.
sanders pest chance to derail the clinton traichbility the next of the states is pretty tough for him but in a campaign season of really dramatic twist and turns whave to wait and see how all of this plays out. we are liviv in the plex, 7 news night team. all right. if you haven't done so yet it is good time to down load the 7 news v vce your choice app. it's always updated. with the latest from the campaign trail. still ahead at 11:00. thief gunning for trouble at atm. but his victim out smarted him. tonight she's telling just one station how she sent him running. man says he's an employee
cash. >> but the college student drew up a clever escape in just second. she shared her story with just one station. alex has the exclusive. >> this atm on sunrise boulevard at 10:15 at night christmas eve when a man with a gun appears out of the darkness. >> i screamed. so he showed me the gun. he told me listen i not trying to kill you. i just need money. >>reporter: she said he needed money but the 23-year-old college student wasn't about to hand i over. she put her card into the atm and tried to withdraw 800 dollars which she knew was over her limit. when the amount was rejected he reached into her purse took a ring off the finger and got a credit card she also knew would not work at the atm. >> but no shame foror me to be scared. i was not scared like i was scared but i couldn't show it. >>reporter: the man appeared to be even mororfrightened than she was. she believes this is the first
off a crime l le this. >> he was very nervous. very nervous. looking around. you know. >>reporter: when a car pulled up in the next atm lane the would be robber ran off. she wasn't injured physically she was scarred emotionally. she's moved from plantation and now lives with a sense of uneasiness but has kept an optimistic outlook. >> since that day i have been a little bit scared. i walk on the street or then i never thought of. that you hear every day happening but i never thought it was going to had a. >>reporter: take another look at the gunman got away with nothing if you havany information thehe number for ime stoppers is here on the screen. in plantation, 7 news night team. police officials say officers were forced to fire during a coral springs swat situation.
call about man threatening to hurt himself at a home at 84 drive this afternoon. after hours of negotiations police say shots were fired at their officers from inside the house. officers returned fire hitting the man once in the arm. he was taken to broward health north. no officers were hurt in that incident. man on mimsion to steal shown the door. video caught the burglar searching through the offices inside a car dealership but when an emplplee spotted him he told the man to get out of the business. away. happened on south west 83 street and state road 7 in west park last month. popoce looking to identify three people who ripped off target in sunrise.ught on surveillance camera. police say they pick pocketed a wallet at saw grass mill and later used the stolen credit card at the mall. happened in november getting a
if you have any information on this or west park incident call crime stoppers at this number on the screen. just clear shots there. >> "would say so. >> coming up at 11:00 o'clock. playful panda taking advantage of thehe winter weather. looks like had he quite the time. speaking of winter weather we may get some at the end of the week but first it's going to be work look at the high on wednesday 84 degrees and see
entire outlook in just panda play time. at the toronto zoo. >> giant panda wandering out of the cave but before he got his balance he took a bit of a tumble on the snow rolling over and over until he got to the bottom. seemed happy about it. about the w wther that is. on his way back up the hill and did it all over again. >> like a two-year-old.
>> thas how i get out of bed every morning. just like that. all right. it's going to be a very mild night however. we may see a coue showers especially by the keys. 74 degrees right now with the wednesday out of the south eastwednesday out of the south east. fort lauderdale humidity 71. temperature also of 74. for you throughout key west 73 and the relative humidity at 87 percent. so here's the stormtracker plenty of moisture starting to come up out of cuba along the florida straits. doesn't fall apart it look like the florida keys will probably see some of that during the overnight hours maybe a stray shower or two along the main land as well. so it's the south east however that we are focusing our attention on tonight. we are looking at a line of strong thunderstorms. that's going to stick around during the day tomorrow. now what we have here is high
a front and couple of area of low pressure. now everything isoing to move west to east. by tomorrow the more clouds across south florida. it gets warmer. could see shower off the breeze but wednesday will be key. warm air and moisture funnel across south florida. good chance for thunderstorms. it gets hot. then behind the front once it moved through it look like we see cooler temperatures for the end o othe week and the cool temperatures could stick around through the weekend. here's marine forecast. threat of rip current at the beach. small craft exercise caution. 20 knot wind. biscayne bay moderate chop. florida keys also exercise caution especially for sea beyond the reef building 4 to 6 feet. now for tonight next high tide dade broward actually this is 9dade broward actually this is 9:36 tomorrow morning. 10:56 the lower key.
for this evening partly mostly cloudy chance for written across the keys. low 70's and warm spot is the keys. by tomorrow it lookike we see more in the way of clouds. weather chance of some showers south of the breeze. advertise about 79 degrees. we are there or a little warmer across south florida. long run better chance of rain on wednesday. it get hotter. front clears by thursday. friday saturday and sunday morning low back in the 50's. that's the
tested with allen. what's up south florida. we start the sports party with the miami heat.. going for the third straight hosting the pacers. taking extra fun to decide this one. pick it up in the third quarter. wade back in the line up. finds white side for the jam. white side had heat up 1 after 3. less than a minute to go george hill can't hit the 3. dang with the reone!would you knowone. the pastpasts ahead to win low for the dunk. 30 second to go same score with 7 seconds left. he gets the ball and followed. make both follow shots finish wiwh 16 points miami up one. less than fou seconon to go. ellis ps fouled by weighed send the game in overtime. all miami in the o t.
miami out scoco indiana 13-5 in o t. heat win it01-93. big monday meant a big litmus 12th for the 12 rank hurricane. final seconds of the first half shell ton at the buzzer. the canes by fifty brick. miamip up the second half on a run. dave for 3 t.reid had 5 triple in the game. miami up by 10 minutes left in the game h.a career high 21. miami up ate but virginia didn't go away. final seconds left. london with the chance to tie. no good. canes win 64-61. now i` second place in the acc. all right. not sure what it is about see have had and hockey games but this is a first. y tradition at the university
wildcat score first game. over the eyes they pick the guy to hit the weight room this cat was just weak. took multiple attempt to get the fish over the glass he finally did it. wow! we e ould have a tradition like that here what do you think craig and belkys? >> well start it. >> throw sardine. >> something. >> that's a wrap for us here on 7 news at 11:00 on this monday ciao ciao. >> thanks for starting your week with us.
together to tend violence after another child the gunned down. the six-year-old victim's family is pleading for answers. and hit-and-run horror in miami. a south florida student fighting for his life after a car plows into him and drives off. the uber driver in michigan coming clean after the victims' families mourn the loss of their loved ones. and presidential candidates pullin out all the stops as the race for the white house heats up. good morning. i'm diana diaz. >> and i'm ashley jones. five hrs of today in florida starts now. real-time closed captioning provided by u.s. captioning company. and there is a live look outside our north bay village studios. city dark out there, everyone. let's begin with a check on the weather. >> diana: meteorologist vivian gonzalez is in the weather center with a look. 1> vivian: good morning, lady, south florida. we are off to a quiet start t.
again activity. we're going to continue with the warm air in place and better chance of rain starting this afternoon. and that chanceturn to a chance % for showers and storms going into wednesday ahead of thee next cold front. it is expected to leave us on the chilly side off things. 74 in fort lauderdale, 73 degreeee good morning to you, 70 in key west t. day planner is going with a 20 percent chance of rain. it's a little higher and 40 percent going through the evening hours and temperaturewise we're going to remain in the 70s. a few isolated downpours around the lower keys. i'll be back with the full forecast. now at 5, another shooting. another child killed. >> over the past 12 months alone, over 60 children have