Police: Teen shot in Miami Gardens

Teen airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital, expected to be OK, says police

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - Police say a teen was shot in the leg near Miami Carol City Park on Wednesday.

The park is located at 3201 NW 185 Street in Miami Gardens.

Miami Gardens police was dispatched to the park at 2:50 pm Wednesday, where they found the teen shot in the leg. The teen was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital and is expected to be OK.

According to police, the offender is described as an 18-year-old black male. Officials said they do not have any suspects in custody or any other information at this time.

The Miami Gardens Police Department is requesting that anyone with information related to this shooting to contact them or Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

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