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Man shot in back in northwest Miami-Dade

Victim alert, taken to area hospital

A man was shot in the back Wednesday night in northwest Miami-Dade County.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A man was shot in the back Wednesday night in northwest Miami-Dade County, police said. 

The shooting took place near Northwest 18th Avenue and Northwest 68th Street. 

The victim was alert and conscious when police arrived and was taken to an area hospital. 

Police said the shooter fled on a bicycle. 

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