A recent shooting occurred in a Miami Gardens, Florida day carecenter while dozens of pre-kindergarten-aged children slept nearby. The shooting was the result of a robbery. Luckily, no one was injured. According to the director of the day care center, (Skipper Chuck’s Childcare Center) the robber came in and inquired about day care services for his child. After asking about the day care center’s prices and age limits, the robber pulled out a gun and took the day care center emplopyee’s gold necklace as well as some of her rings. The robber then left and was followed outside where he opened fire. According to the reports, the children at Skipper Chuck’s Childcare Center were napping during the time of the robbery. If you would like to read more on this story please see Robber opens fire at Miami Gardens day care center.
This incident is absolutely horrific. Everyone involved is lucky to have not been injured. It is also fortunate that the children of the day care center were sleeping during the time of the robbery. Witnessing such a traumatic event could have devastating consequences on children. Unfortunately, people who commit crimes do not pay much attention to their surroundings or the risks of injury to children or others.