Police find man shot in cheek in Miami

Victim taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center

By Peter Burke - Local10.com Managing Editor

MIAMI - A man was shot in the cheek Saturday night in Miami, police said.

The shooting occurred at about 10 p.m. near Northwest 12th Avenue and Northwest 62nd Street.

Officer Michael Vega, a spokesman for the Miami Police Department, said officers arrived to find the victim with a gunshot wound to the cheek.

He was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center. His condition wasn't immediately known.

Police are investigating the shooting.

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