Miami-Dade County

Fight between children leads to 13-year-old boy shot in Florida City

A 13-year-old boy was shot in the hand in Florida City early Friday morning after a fight broke out between children, police said.

The victim, who was a bystander in the fight, was struck by a bullet in his right hand around 2:30 a.m. in an apartment complex near 885 W. Lucy St., said Florida City spokesman Cpl. Ken Armenteros.

The child was airlifted to Nicklaus Children's Hospital for surgery, Armenteros said. Details about his condition were not released.

Police are still investigating the scene but had no one in custody as of Friday afternoon, Armenteros said.

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