Student shot after brawl broke out near Miami Norland Senior High School

Police in Miami Gardens responded to reports of a shooting on Tuesday afternoon.

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Police in Miami Gardens responded to reports of a shooting on Tuesday afternoon.

According to Miami-Dade County Pubic Schools, a juvenile was shot near the campus of Miami Norland Senior High School.

A Local 10 News crew arrived to the neighborhood and observed officers setting up crime scene tape in the area of Northwest 191st Street and 8th Court.

Neighbors told Local 10 News’ Christian De La Rosa they heard several rounds of gunfire around 3 p.m.

The shooting allegedly stemmed from a large fight that erupted shortly after school let out, just down the street from the high school.

Sky 10′s cameras observed what appeared to be a victim being rushed to a waiting helicopter on what looked like the football field at Norland high.

Witnesses said the juvenile was shot in the back.

That juvenile who was shot is an active MDCPS student, according to the district. Authorities said he is in critical condition.

Police said they do not know what started the fight. The shooter, or shooters, remain on the loose.

Investigators said they believe the shooter left the scene in a dark blue Hyundai Elantra that is missing its back bumper.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.


About the Author:

Christian De La Rosa joined Local 10 News in April 2017 after spending time as a reporter and anchor in Atlanta, San Diego, Orlando and Panama City Beach.