HOMESTEAD, FLA. (WSVN) - Crews airlifted a 13-year-old boy to the hospital after he was shot in the leg in a Homestead neighborhood.

Homestead Police and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue units responded to a home located in the area of West Mowry Drive and Southwest 17th Avenue at approximately 2:30 a.m., Thursday.

The teen was airlifted to Kendall Regional Medical Center in stable condition.

7News cameras captured paramedics as they took the victim out of the chopper and wheeled him into the hospital.

Aleida Quintana, who lives on West Mowry Drive, said she did not hear a thing. She added that police officers are constantly showing up on her street.

Quintana said there are children in the neighborhood who are always having problems with each other.

Officials said the teen is not cooperating with investigators.

Someone inside the home where the shooting took place said they did not want to comment on the incident.

The gunman’s identity and what led up to the shooting remains unclear, as detectives 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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