Teen killed in shooting outside Miami Gardens gas station

Police confirm victim from weekend shooting was 17-year-old boy

By David Dwork - Digital Editor

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.

A GoFundMe account has been set up.

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