Miami-Dade County

Teen dies after being shot while walking home from school

A teenager who was shot while walking home from school Wednesday afternoon has died from his injuries, police said.

Miami-Dade police said the 15-year-old ninth-grader was walking home from school in northwest Miami-Dade when he was approached by a vehicle and multiple shots were fired, striking the teen, whom police did not identify.

The shooting occurred at 7600 NW 14th Ave., police said. The teen was taken to the hospital and died while in surgery.

The victim was a student at Miami Northwestern Senior High, according to WSVN News.

The gunman or gunmen fled the scene.

Anyone with information in the case is urged to call Miami-Dade Crimestoppers at (305) 471- TIPS.