By Oralia Ortega

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DANIA BEACH (CBSMiami) – The Broward Sheriff’s Office has confirmed a child shot in Dania Beach has died of his wounds late Wednesday night.

Deputies received reports of a shooting at around 7:40 p.m. at 210 NW 9 Ave.

When rescue arrived, a child and two adults were found suffering gunshot wounds. They were all rushed to the hospital.  Another child, who was not shot, was also transported to the hospital for an injury to their arm.

The child who was shot, who BSO said was around 8 to 10 years old, was pronounced dead at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital.

The condition of the adults remains unknown.

At this time, police have not said what led up to the shooting.

BSO has not released a description of the shooter.

BSO says they’ve responded to four shootings in Dania Beach in the past four days.

Detectives said three of those shootings happened within a four-block radius and that three of the four shootings are related.

If you have any information that can help BSO, please contact Broward Crime Stoppers at (954) 493-TIPS.


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