Teen Injured in Police-Involved Shooting in SW Miami-Dade

An armed teen suspect was injured during a police-involved shooting in southwest Miami-Dade Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.

The shooting happened around 12:30 p.m. in the area of Southwest 224th Street and Northwest 1125th Avenue.

According to police, officers tried to stop a vehicle that had been involved in a carjacking when one of the three people inside came out with a gun.

That suspect, a 16-year-old boy, was shot and taken to Kendall Regional Hospital, officials said. His condition was unknown but police said he had non-life suffering injuries.

The car took off again with two suspects inside but they bailed out after driving onto a field, officials said.

One of those suspects also pulled out a gun and shots were fired by police but no one was injured, officials said. A 15-year-old was taken into custody but the third suspect was able to run away.

Police searched for the third suspect for a couple hours before he was eventually caught. Two firearms were recovered at the scene, police said. It's unknown if any of the suspects fired any shots.

Two nearby schools, Pine Villa Elementary School at 21799 Southwest 117th Court and Mays Conservatory of the Arts at 11700 Southwest 216th Street, were placed on lockdown as a result of the incident.

No other information was immediately known.

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