19-year-old man shot near K-8 center in northwest Miami-Dade

A 19-year-old man was shot Tuesday afternoon in northwest Miami-Dade, authorities said.

The shooting was reported shortly before 2 p.m. in the area of Northwest 25th Avenue and 82nd Street.

Miami-Dade police said the man was walking along the street near Dr. Henry W. Mack/West Little River K-8 Center when he was shot, possibly in a drive-by.

Police said the victim was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center, where he is listed in critical condition.

No arrests have been made.

Police said the school was placed on lockdown after the shooting, but the lockdown was lifted after the victim was taken to the hospital.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.


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