Miami Beach sets spring break curfew after 2 fatal shootings

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The Associated Press

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Miami Beach officials imposed a curfew beginning Sunday night during spring break after two fatal shootings and rowdy, chaotic crowds that police have had difficulty controlling.

The city said in a news release the curfew would be from 11:59 p.m. Sunday until 6 a.m. Monday, with an additional curfew likely to be put in place Thursday through next Monday, March 27.

The curfew mainly affects South Beach, the most popular party location for spring breakers.

The release said the two separate shootings Friday night and early Sunday that left two people dead and “excessively large and unruly crowds” led to the decision.

The city commission plans a meeting Monday to discuss potential further restrictions next week.

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3/20/2023 7:44:13 AM (GMT -5:00)

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