Miami-Dade County

Student Shot Near Norland Senior High School in Miami Gardens

Miami Gardens Police said the juvenile was in critical condition

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A student was hospitalized after being shot not far from Miami Norland Senior High School in Miami Gardens Tuesday afternoon.

The shooting happened about a block from the school near 1000 Northwest 191st Street around 2:45 p.m.

Family members identified the victim as 16-year-old Carlton Bridges, a student at Norland High School. They gathered Tuesday night to pray for him at Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he's expected to recover.

Miami-Dade County Public Schools officials confirmed the student was shot but gave no other information.

Footage showed an air rescue helicopter landing on a field at the school to transport the victim to the hospital.

Miami Gardens Police said the teen was in critical condition but stable.

No other information was immediately known.

Check back with NBC 6 for updates.

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