Teen dies after being shot in Miami Gardens

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – A teenager has died after he was shot Tuesday afternoon in Miami Gardens, authorities confirmed.

Miami Gardens police said the victim, who was in his late teens, was shot in the upper body. 

Sky 10 was above the scene as police were inside a home along Northwest 207th Street and 34th Court before the victim was taken out on a gurney.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials confirmed the victim was airlifted as a trauma alert to Jackson Memorial Hospital. He was initially listed in critical condition, but died a couple hours later. 

Multiple people were seen sitting outside the home as police investigated what led up to the shooting.

No other details were immediately released.

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