The 12-year-old boy was kidnapped, sexually assaulted and shot useless earlier than a person pressured him out of the automobile in northwest Miami-Dade
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Police are looking for the person they say sexually assaulted a 12 year old boy before shooting him.
Police said the boy was walking around 2 a.m. or 3 a.m. on Saturday in the Brownsville neighborhood of northwest Miami-Dade County.
Authorities then said a man drove up, forced the boy into a vehicle, sexually assaulted him, shot him and then forced him out of the vehicle.
The victim was able to go to a nearby supermarket to call for help.
The surveillance video shows the boy walking to the corner of Northwest 32nd Avenue and Northwest 47th Street, where he collapses and bleeds from his head while someone next to him calls 911.
Another bystander later brought the boy a towel and bottle of water while they waited for law enforcement to arrive.
Police surround a 12-year-old boy after they say he was kidnapped, sexually assaulted and shot. (WPLG)
Eventually, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue arrived and police escorted the boy to a stretcher. The video shows him clutching his head in pain.
Rescue workers took him to the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he was in critical condition the last time he was checked.
Police describe the suspect as a tall Hispanic with long curly hair, between the ages of 30 and 40.
He was driving a black limousine and was last seen around Northwest 45th Street and 31st Avenue – the area where authorities said the boy was sexually assaulted and shot.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-8477.
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