Miami-Dade medics rescue drowning teen from Homestead canal

A teen was hospitalized Thursday afternoon after being rescued from a Homestead canal by Miami-Dade County Fire Rescue divers, according to the department.

The rescue happened around 1:15 p.m. at 2355 Southeast 28th Avenue. A Fire Rescue spokesperson said paramedics received a call about a possible drowning.

The teen was taken to the trauma center at Jackson South Medical Center, the spokesperson said in a text. The teen’s condition was not immediately available.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.