MIAMI, FL – The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating a police shooting that involved a Miami-Dade Police Department detective. According to investigators, Robbery Intervention Detail detectives observed a male riding a scooter and attempted to conduct a traffic stop in the area of NW 66 Street and 22nd Avenue. As detectives activated their emergency lights to effect the stop, the male riding the scooter opened fire at the officers with a handgun, and an exchange of gunfire ensued between the officers and the subject, who then fled on foot.
Detectives in the area of NW 54 Street and 22nd Avenue located an injured female inside of a red vehicle, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The investigation revealed that the red vehicle, occupied by the female, was wounded from the shooting. She was transported to Ryder Trauma Center in stable condition.
A firearm has been recovered at the shooting scene, and one male subject is detained while the investigation continues. No other information is available.
The Miami-Dade Police ask anyone with information regarding the incident to contact Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477. Visit www.crimestoppersmiami.com and select “Give Tip”. All calls kept anonymous.