MIAMI (CBS4) — When two Miami-Dade police officers were shot in the line of duty Thursday morning, other officers gathered with friends and family at Jackson Memorial Hospital hoping for a miracle. Unfortunately, it did not come.

The female officer, rushed to the Ryder Trauma Center with multiple gunshot wounds, died in the operating room, according to Lt. Rosanna Cordero-Stutz of the Miami-Dade Police Department.

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When the critically injured officer arrived at the hospital, she was hidden from the media by a giant white sheet as she was wheeled from the ambulance into the ER. She was rushed right into surgery, say police, but died shortly before 1:00 p.m. in the operating room.

“This is part of what police officers face every day, not only here in Miami-Dade but across the country. We are people too,” said an emotional Cordero-Stutz, while talking to reporters outside of the hospital.

Emotionally distraught family members arrived at the hospital and were consoled by officers.

Her partner was killed on the scene; his body remained under a tarp for several hours after the shootout, which took place around 11:00 a.m. at a home on NW 6th Court and 69th Street.

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A third officer suffered a minor injury and was treated at JMH, said Cordero-Stutz.

The officers were not immediately identified.

They were killed in a shootout as a task force of law enforcement officers served a homicide warrant.

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez said the squad of Miami-Dade police officers is part of the career criminal unit of the warrants division.

“This unit is very well-trained, very well-armed, and highly protects itself,” said Alvarez, a former police officer. “So they know what they’re doing. It was just a tragic incident that we see here too often in Miami-Dade, of a violent suspect who could care less.”

One suspect was killed in the gun battle. Another suspect is in custody, said Alvarez. Investigators say they’re not looking for any other suspects.

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Barry Golden, a spokesman for the U.S. Marshals Service in South Florida, said the two officers who were shot were working with a Marshals fugitive task force. The task force works to arrest people wanted for crimes from all over the country.