Miami Gardens Police officials said officers fatally shot an armed suspect who was allegedly driving a stolen vehicle when the suspect struck an officer and slammed into a home.
The incident occurred early Friday while Miami Gardens officers were conducting a traffic operation.
Officers encountered a stolen vehicle and attempted to get the driver's attention, police said. That person attempted to flee while in the vehicle.
The suspect drove a few feet away and hit a police officer before crashing into a home in the area of Northwest 189th Street and Northwest 1st Avenue.
Officials said the suspect was taken to a local hospital where he later died.
Police later identified him as 21-year-old Neico G. Crooks.
The officer who was struck is expected to recover. A second officer was also injured in the encounter.
Police said a firearm was recovered at the scene.
A woman who was in the home at the time said 11 people, including three children, were inside but no one was injured.