Teen injured after shooting in Miami

MIAMI (WSVN) - A teenage boy had to be taken to the hospital after he was shot in a City of Miami neighborhood.

Miami Police and Fire Rescue units responded to the scene of the shooting in the area of Northwest 23rd Avenue and 18th Street, just before 9 p.m., Thursday.

Officials said the 17-year-old was shot in the leg and transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital in a personal vehicle by his parents.

7News cameras captured that vehicle, a Toyota Camry, roped off by crime scene tape in the driveway outside of Ryder Trauma Center.

Police continue to investigate.

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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