Police Officer Shot In the Line Of Duty

Miami Police Officer Shot

A Miami-Dade police officer was shot and critically injured in a shootout with a suspect Monday night.

In an early Tuesday morning update, officials said the officer was in “very, very critical condition.”

Police said the suspect took off from the scene in a car and was then involved in a head-on crash. A child and an adult were in the other car. They were not injured.

A shootout followed the crash and police said the suspect died on scene. The shot police officer was rushed to an area hospital.

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez and Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava asked people to pray for the injured police officer and his family.

For more on this story, please consider these sources:

  1. Miami-Dade PD confirms officer in critical condition after being shot – CBS Miami
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