Police are involved in a shootout in southwest Miami-Dade, leaving 1 seriously injured

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Florida. – The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating a shooting involving police that took place in southwest Miami-Dade on Saturday night.

According to the Miami-Dade Police Department, officers responded to a home on the 15000 block of Southwest 89th Terrace Road shortly after 11:30 p.m. and encountered a 26-year-old man armed with a knife who was making suicide threats.

Detective Luis Sierra, who is also a spokesman for the police department, said a confrontation ensued between the suspect and officers and an officer fired his gun at the suspect and hit him.

Sierra said the suspect was transported to HCA Florida Kendall Hospital in critical condition by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.

Further details were not immediately released.

Sierra said the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.

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Sarah Y. Kim

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