Teen killed in shooting outside Miami Gardens gas station
Police confirm victim from weekend shooting was 17-year-old boy
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Miami Gardens police are investigating the shooting death of a teenager.
Police said Rodney Hinds Jr., 17, was fatally shot Saturday outside a Shell gas station at Northwest 183rd Street and Northwest Eighth Avenue.
According to police, Hinds was taken to a nearby hospital after being shot multiple times. He was pronounced dead a short time later.
Family members tell Local 10 News that Hinds was a junior at Miami Norland Senior High School.
Police said investigators believe it may have been a targeted shooting.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.
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