17-year-old boy injured in Cutler Bay shooting

Teen taken to hospital in critical condition

CUTLER BAY, Fla. – A 17-year-old boy was injured over the weekend in a shooting in Cutler Bay, school officials said.

Miami-Dade County Public Schools superintendent Alberto Carvalho took to Twitter to condemn the violence.

"Cowardly gunfire injures 17-year-old boy. This cannot be a reality we ever accept as normal," Carvalho posted. "Praying for his recovery and return to school."

Miami-Dade police confirmed that a teenager had been shot about 4 p.m. Sunday near Southwest 186th Street and 100th Avenue.

Police said the teen was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

No other details were immediately released.

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