Watkins Elementary School: Shooting near school injures student

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. - A female high school student was shot in the neck Friday morning near a school in Broward County, according to the local sheriff's office.

The shooting occurred outside Watkins Elementary School in Pembroke Park around 6:30 a.m.

The sheriff's office received a call advising a teenage girl, about 15- or 16-years-old, had been shot around SW 52 Ave. near Hallanadale Beach Boulevard.

A family member transported her to Jackson North hospital.  The victim was then taken to Ryder Trauma with non life-threatening injuries.

BSO detectives are investigating.

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