17-Year-Old Shot and Killed at Park in Homestead: Police

A 17-year-old is dead following a shooting in Homestead.

According to Miami-Dade Police, they responded to a call about a shooting shortly after 5 p.m.

The victim, Jatavious Williams, 17, was at a park located at 600 Southwest 14th Avenue, when three unknown men approached him and shot and killed him.

Williams was pronounced dead on the scene.

An officer sustained minor unrelated injuries during the incident.

Superintendent of Miami-Dade Public Schools Alberto Carvalho took to social media to express his disdain for the ongoing gun violence occurring in South Florida.

Police are still investigating this crime.

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