MIAMI (CBSMiami) â Miami-Dade Police called out the bomb squad to a police-involved shooting Saturday afternoon in Opa-Locka.
The incident started on a Miami-Dade County transit bus when a passenger called police about a man with a firearm.Â When the bus stopped near the intersection of NW 27th Avenue and 114th Street, near the North campus of Miami-Dade College, the person who allegedly had the firearm got off.READ MORE: Small Plane Crash In Miramar Sends Two People To The Hospital
Police said the armed individual confronted their officers and shots were fired.
Witnesses said the incident happened quickly.READ MORE: Search Resumes For Missing 19-Year-Old Miya Marcano After Person Of Interest Found Dead
âI saw all the cop cars coming and I heard a gunshot and then I went and saw the body,â said witness Paul Neill.
As police approached the fatally injured person they saw what looked like a grenade and called the bomb squad, which came to the scene and checked out the bus.
No police or other passengers on the bus were injured during the shooting. It was determined that the grenade was inoperative, more of a novelty item.MORE NEWS: Attention, Floridians! These New Laws Will Hit The Books On Friday
Police have not released the name of the person who died.