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."
Cowardly gunfire injures 17-year old boy. This cannot be a reality we ever accept as normal. Praying for his recovery and return to school. — Alberto M. Carvalho (@MiamiSup) October 15, 2017
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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