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13-year-old boy shot in hand in Florida City

Shooting stemmed from fight between children, police say

FLORIDA CITY, Fla. – A 13-year-old boy was shot in the hand early Friday in Florida City, authorities said.

Florida City police spokesman Ken Armenteros told Local 10 News that the teen was shot about 2:30 a.m. at an apartment complex near 885 W. Lucy St.

Armenteros said the shooting stemmed from a fight between children.

Detectives believe the boy was a bystander during the fight.

He was airlifted to Nicklaus Children's Hospital, where he underwent surgery on his hand, Armenteros said.

No other details were immediately released.

 


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