Shots Fired at Postal Worker in Southwest Miami-Dade

A U.S. Postal worker was shot at after encountering burglary suspects in a southwest Miami-Dade neighborhood Thursday, officials said.

The shooting happened around 11 a.m. in the 9300 block of Southwest 93rd Avenue as the postal worker was on his usual route.

Officials said the postal worker saw a burglary in progress and encountered the suspects. The suspects opened fire on the worker and fled the scene.

"In no way, shape or form will our letter carriers or any employee for that matter get involved in any trying to solve or play hero or superhero and try to solve any kind of crime, any way, shape or form," postal service spokesman Ivan Rodriguez said. "It was coincidentally the fact that he happened to be right behind them so they're thinking he got spooked, we're being followed."

No injuries were reported. The suspects remain at-large.

No other information was immediately known.

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