2 Teens Hospitalized After Shooting Near High School in Miami Gardens – NBC 6 South Florida
Two teenagers have been hospitalized after a taking pictures outdoors a highschool in Miami Gardens Wednesday afternoon that led to a police pursuit and suspects opening fireplace on an officer.
The taking pictures occurred round 1:30 p.m. outdoors North Gardens High School off Northwest 183rd Street.
Family members mentioned the 2 victims, one an 18-year-old senior on the college and the opposite a 17-year-old junior, have been wounded in what they have been instructed was a drive-by taking pictures. Witnesses reported listening to a number of gunshots within the space.
Miami Gardens Police officers mentioned officers responded to the scene, and one officer requested emergency backup whereas attempting to make contact with a suspicious car.
The car fled the scene and a pursuit ensued, with suspects contained in the car opening fireplace on an officer, officers mentioned.
The suspects bailed out of the automobile within the space of Northwest 173rd Street and Northwest seventh Avenue, and a number of suspects have been taken into custody, officers mentioned.
Police mentioned some victims have been handled and launched on the scene.
Aerial footage confirmed a number of Miami-Dade Fire Rescue automobiles within the college’s car parking zone, and crews have been seen inserting somebody on a stretcher right into a rescue helicopter.
A short while later, a second individual on a stretcher was additionally positioned in a rescue helicopter.
Fire Rescue officers confirmed two folks have been taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital.
The members of the family mentioned the 18-year-old was doing okay, however the 17-year-old’s situation was unknown.
Miami-Dade Schools Police responded and had a part of the college’s car parking zone closed off with yellow crime scene tape.
No different data was instantly recognized.
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