(NYDAILYNEWS) At least eight people were shot during Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations in Miami on Monday, police said.
The shooting occurred at Memorial Park in Northwest Miami-Dade around 4 p.m., two hours after a Martin Luther King Jr. parade had ended, police said.
Juan Perez, Miami-Dade police director, took to Twitter to condemn the shooting by calling it “shameful” and “not what the followers of Dr. King Jr. want out of our community.”
Detectives evacuated the park and arrested two suspects as well as recovered two weapons, police said.
Police say among the eight people shot were three adults and five minors. An 18-year-old woman and a 30-year-old man remain in stable condition while a 20-year-old man is in critical condition, the Miami Herald reports.