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HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida police officer shot and wounded a teen after responding to a domestic disturbance.
The Miami Herald reports that the shooting occurred on Thanksgiving at a Leisure City home, near Homestead.
Miami-Dade police say the 15-year-old boy was shot in the lower torso during a struggle with four officers. He was taken to a nearby hospital in stable condition.
Police Director Juan Perez said during a news briefing that he had “a lot of concerns” about the shooting. No weapon was found on the teen.
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State officials and county prosecutors will investigate the shooting.
Officials didn’t immediately release the names or races of the teen or officer involved in the shooting.
Information from: The Miami Herald, http://www.herald.com
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