Man shot during robbery of college student in Miami Gardens

MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - One man was taken to the hospital after, police said, he was shot during an armed robbery of a college student in Miami Gardens, Saturday night.

Miami Gardens Police responded to the scene of the shooting at 15800 N.W. 42nd Ave., near the entrance of Florida Memorial University, just after 10 p.m.

According to investigators, one man robbed the male college student at gunpoint. At some point, the 23-year-old victim, who was not the student, was shot.

The victim was airlifted to Ryder Trauma Center. Officials said he was conscious and speaking.

Police indicated the shots were not fired on school property.

The investigation is ongoing.

If you have any information on this shooting, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $1,000 reward.

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