Pistol-Packing Cyclist Shot by Police

Biker taken to hospital, officer unhurt after confrontation

By Claudia DoCampo and Brian Hamacher
|  Tuesday, Sep 1, 2009  |  Updated 11:59 AM EDT
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Cop Shoots Man on Bike

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An armed man on a bicycle was shot by a police officer in North Miami Beach early this morning, police said.

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Cop Shoots Man on Bike

A man on a bicycle was shot after a confrontation with a police officer in North Miami.
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An armed man on a bicycle was shot by a police officer in North Miami Beach early this morning, police said.

The unidentified man was shot after he pulled the weapon on the officer just after midnight near Northeast 182nd Street and 19th Avenue, according to police.

The suspect was airlifted to Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital. His condition is unknown.

Police said they recovered a firearm at the scene. The officer was not hurt in the shooting.

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