MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A Miami-Dade police officer was injured and another person was killed in a police-related shootout in front of a Walmart on Wednesday, police and the Miami Fire Department said. -Dade.
The shooting was reported in the parking lot of a Walmart on northwest 79th Street.
The death of a person at the Walmart was confirmed.
The Miami-Dade Fire Department said the officer was shot and taken by other officers to Jackson Memorial Hospital. It was possible to see several police officers gathered outside the hospital.
Police He said the officer was in stable condition.
A view from Sky 10 showed a dozen evidence markers on the ground in the Walmart parking lot. A yellow canvas could be seen between two cars.
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Customers told Local 10 News that they heard what sounded like gunfire.
No one was allowed in or out of the Walmart parking lot.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement will investigate the shooting, according to the Miami-Dade police policy.
No other information was immediately available.
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