Man airlifted to hospital after self-inflicted gunshot in Miami Gardens, police say

A man with traumatic injuries was airlifted to the hospital Wednesday morning after he shot himself in Miami Gardens, according to authorities.

Around 10:23 a.m., Miami Gardens officers and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue paramedics rushed to the 3700 block of Northwest 199th Street following reports of a shooting, police said. At the scene, police say they found a man who shot himself. He was then airlifted to a hospital with traumatic injuries, the fire department said.

It wasn’t immediately known whether the shooting was an accident or intentional.

If you or someone you know is thinking about self harm, call the toll-free National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988. It’s available 24/7.