Shots Fired Outside 'MIAMI VICE' Filming Location

No cast and crew were hurt

Oct 25, 2005, 01:00 ET from Universal Pictures

    UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, October 24,
 2005, outside of the Plaza Maria de Toledo hotel in Santo Domingo, Dominican
 Republic, where a Universal Pictures production crew was filming scenes for
 the movie "MIAMI VICE," several gun shots were fired. The cast and crew of the
 production were filming on the third floor of the hotel when it is believed
 that an individual fired a weapon outside the property, following an alleged
 altercation with the production's security. The security returned fire and the
 individual was shot. At this point in time, the individual's condition is not
 clear. None of the film's cast and crew was hurt. It is believed that an
 investigation by Santo Domingo local authorities is under way regarding the
 incident, and the production is cooperating with this investigation.

SOURCE Universal Pictures