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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A large police presence gathered late Tuesday night in Hialeah.

The scene was in the area of West 2nd Court and 65th Street in Hialeah.

According to authorities, a Miami-Dade Police Officer was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital after being grazed by a bullet.

Hialeah Police says the officer was injured in his back.

A perimeter has been established as police search for a male subject who police say shot the officer.

Helicopters could be seen overhead, using searchlights.

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