MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A man is in the hospital after being shot in the face.

The shooting took place Saturday night in Liberty City.

A man is loaded into an ambulance after being shot in the face in Miami’s Liberty City neighborhood. (Source:

Miami Police say it happened around 10 p.m. near Northwest 15th Avenue and 62nd Street.

The victim walked a few blocks away, where officers found him with a gunshot wound to the cheek.

They say he was alert and was transported to Ryder Trauma Center.

There has been no word on his condition.