Police Shoot Armed Suspect After Car Crashes Into Home: Miami PD

Police continue to investigate an early morning shooting between a pair of Miami police officers and a man suspected of stealing a car and running it into a home before fleeing.

According to the Miami Police Department, the driver of a stolen vehicle crashed into a house in the area of Northwest 21st Avenue around 3:30 a.m. Sunday morning.

The suspect then got out the vehicle and started shooting at police, prompting officer to return fire at the intersection of 18th Avenue and 59th Street.

The two officers involved in the shooting were not injured and have been placed on administrative leave.

"They are in good heatlh and good spitits," said Miami Fraternal Order of Police President Edward Lugo. "A little shaken emotionally distraught, but they're in good health."

The suspect was transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center in stable condition. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has taken over ther investigation.

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