Teen shot while standing outside Richmond Heights home

Victim taken to Kendall Regional Medical Center

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A 16-year-old boy was shot in the leg while standing outside a Richmond Heights home Monday afternoon, a Miami-Dade police representative said.

The shooting was reported shortly after 3 p.m. in the 14500 block of Southwest 105th Court.

Police said the teen was standing outside when someone drove by and shot the boy in the left leg. Residents in the area told Local 10 News reporter Carlos Suarez that they believe that the teen was actually shot at a nearby park and then ran to the neighborhood. They said the shooting may have been the result of children playing with a gun.

The teen was taken by paramedics to Kendall Regional Medical Center, where he is listed in stable condition.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

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