Crime

Miami Gardens shooting sends teen to the hospital

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A 15- or 16-year-old boy was taken by helicopter to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center Tuesday night after being shot, police said.

The shooting happened about 10 p.m. in the area of 172nd Street and Northwest 42nd Avenue.

Police said the teen was expected to survive.

No other information was immediately available.

Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS (8477).

Carli Teproff grew up in Northeast Miami-Dade and graduated from Florida International University in 2003. She became a full-time reporter for the Miami Herald in 2005 and now covers breaking news.
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