Boy shot at Redland Middle with gun classmate brought to school

 

jsimmons@MiamiHerald.com

A boy was shot in the leg at Redland Middle School in Homestead Friday afternoon after one of his classmates brought a gun to school in a backpack.

Police don’t yet know if the shooting was intentional and are still questioning the boy who brought the gun, said school district spokesman John Schuster.

The boy who was shot was airlifted to Miami Children’s Hospital and is in stable condition.

This article will be updated as more information becomes available.

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