Authorities say a Miami-Dade police officer was critically wounded and an armed robbery suspect was killed in an exchange of gunfire during a car chase
A Miami-Dade police officer was critically wounded and an armed robbery suspect was killed in an exchange of gunfire during a car chase Monday night, owerhede gesê.
The suspect smashed his vehicle into a police cruiser and another car while trying to flee following a reported armed robbery near the Liberty City neighborhood, die Miami-Dade Police Department het in 'n verklaring gesê.
“An altercation ensued and shots were fired resulting in both the officer and subject shot,” lui die verklaring.
The suspect died at the scene. The officer was hospitalized in critical condition, amptenare gesê.
“We ask for your prayers,” the department said on Twitter.
An unknown number of occupants from the car that was struck were hospitalized in stable condition, the police statement said.
No other information was immediately available.
TV news footage showed a line of police cars outside the Ryder Trauma Center, where the officer was being treated.