Brian Hamacher

Police Investigating After Boy, 14, Shot in Florida City

Police in Florida City are investigating after a 14-year-old boy was shot Monday night.

The shooting happened shortly after 7 p.m. near 13th Street and Northwest 8th Avenue, Florida City Police said.

Paramedics airlifted 14-year-old Martwan Santiago to Miami Children's Hospital, where he remained in the intensive care unit Tuesday, officials said.

Police said witnesses told them the shooting may be gang-related.

Detectives are investigating the shooting.

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