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15-year-old boy injured in Miami shooting, police say

Victim taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital

MIAMI – A 15-year-old boy was injured Tuesday in a shooting in Miami, authorities said.

The victim was found about 4 p.m. in the 1300 block of Northwest 59th Street, but police do not believe that is where he was shot.

Police said the teen was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital. He suffered a gunshot wound to the thigh and ankle and is expected to make a full recovery.

The victim's identity has not been released.

It's unclear what led up to the shooting.

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


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