MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A 10-year-old child shot in the leg while riding his bike was released from the hospital on Sunday.READ MORE: Deadly Shooting Investigated In NW Miami
The shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Liberty Square recreation center at 1415 NW 63rd Street.
Jamari Tillman was riding a bike around the basketball courts behind the center when three people walked up and began shooting.
“I was in my apartment and I heard multiple gunshot wounds,” said Jamari’s neighbor Tyrone Brown.'Love Is Love Part II' Mural Unveiled In Honor Of Pride Month
“Well, myself, my leg hurts real bad,” Jamari said. “But at least I can walk.”
The bullet is still lodged in his left calf and he has to use a walker to get around. But his family is grateful his injuries were not worse.
“I thank God he ain’t dead, that God gave him a chance to have him again, you know, a second chance in life,” said hie mother, Sandra Fair.
There are several surveillance cameras at the Liberty Square complex because of closed circuit TV system installed by Miami Police in a special program.
Investigators may release some of the surveillance tape in hopes the community can help.
Police do not have a motive or any suspects at this point.MORE NEWS: What To Do To Stay Safe Around Water This Summer At The Pool Or Beach
Anyone with information should call Miami Police or Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS (8477).