Florida Department of Law Enforcement Investigating Police Shooting In Miami

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Detectives from the Miami-Dade Police Department, Homeland Security Bureau, and Northside District were conducting surveillance in the area of 21360 NW 9th Place as part of an ongoing fraud investigation.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FL – The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating a Police Shooting that left one injured. According to investigators, detectives from the Miami-Dade Police Department, Homeland Security Bureau, and Northside District were conducting surveillance in the area of 21360 NW 9th Place as part of an ongoing fraud investigation.

During the surveillance, detectives witnessed a transaction of electronic goods between two males in front of an apartment. As detectives made contact with the two individuals a struggle occurred. One subject’s hooded shirt came off in the struggle revealing a firearm, which he attempted to remove from his waistband.

A detective discharged his firearm striking the subject in the upper body area. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue transported the subject to an area hospital in stable condition. The second subject was taken into custody without further incident. The Investigation continues.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers (305) 471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477 or visit www.crimestoppersmiami.com and select Give a Tip.

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