Suspected 13 yo. carjacker shot by passenger

Posted at 10:23 AM, Feb 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-23 10:23:38-05

A 13-year-old boy who was in the process of attempting to carjack a vehicle was shot by the passenger, and North Miami Beach Police are looking for the gunman.

According to police, the boy was in the process of attempting to carjack the vehicle on Tuesday at 12:14 a.m. at the 15900 block of Northeast 16th Avenue when the passenger shot him.

The boy was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive following surgery. Police say the boy will be charged accordingly in connection with the attempted carjacking.

Police say that after the shooting, three males were seen leaving the scene headed eastbound on Northeast 16th Avenue.

No further information was immediately available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Miami-Dade Crimestoppers at (305) 471-TIPS.

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