Man Airlifted After Police-Involved Shooting in NW Dade

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    Investigators are trying to piece together the details of a police-involved shooting in Northwest Miami-Dade. NBC 6's Jamie Guirola has the details.

    Investigators are looking into a police-involved shooting at Northwest Miami-Dade.

    Several police cruisers and unmarked police vehicles swarmed into the scene at 18120 NW 51 Place Friday around 3 p.m.

    Man Injured in Police-Involved Shooting

    [MI] Man Injured in Police-Involved Shooting
    Officers are looking into a police-involved shooting in Northwest Miami-Dade. NBC 6's Hank Tester has the story.

    Witnesses said several shots were fired after police called, "Come out, come out!" to a person who was in a nearby residence.

    Police said officers were confronted by an armed subject and that multiple officers fired their weapons. Detectives believe the man may have been armed before police arrived on the scene.

    1 Injured in Police-Involved Shooting

    [MI] 1 Injured in Police-Involved Shooting
    A man was airlifted to Ryder Trauma Center following a police-involved shooting. NBC 6's Hank Tester has the breaking story.

    "It was a gun from what it was outside," said Miami-Dade Police Deputy Director Juan Perez.  "There may have been some information that when he was inside he had a knife as well but what we have outside is a firearm in the street."

    The subject was airlifted to Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital where his condition is unknown. His identity has yet to be released.

    Investigators said the firearm was in two pieces after the shooting. Detectives are still working to gather the details on what exactly happened.

    Stay with NBC6.com for updates on this developing story.