Man charged in drive-by shooting in Miami Gardens

Miami Times staff report | 7/9/2014, 11:50 a.m.

Miami Gardens police have charged Antwone Jackson, 20, with two counts of first-degree murder suspect in the shooting death of Qualecia James, who was shot and killed in late March in a drive-by shooting.

James, 21, was seven months pregnant and had a 3-year-old daughter. She was shot while sitting in the



backseat of a car March 30, at the intersection of Northwest 182nd Street and 32nd Avenue.

On March 30, James was sitting in the back seat of a car in the area of Northwest 181st Street and 32nd Avenue when another car pulled up and fired several shots from an assault rifle. One of the bullets struck and killed James, who was seven months pregnant.

Doctors at Jackson Memorial Hospital delivered her baby, but the boy eventually died.