Detectives from the Miami-Dade Police Department South District are investigating a shooting that left a juvenile injured in Southwest Miami-Dade.
According to investigators, at approximately 10:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to a call of a male shot. Responding officers discovered a 16 year old male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to his buttocks. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to the scene and transported the victim to Jackson Memorial South Hospital.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was walking away from the playground, located in the Arthur Mays courtyard, when he heard a gunshot and realized he had been struck.
The subject(s) remain at large. The investigation continues.