MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A shooting involving a Miami-Dade police officer resulted in a man being wounded Sunday morning.
The shooting took place Sunday shortly after midnight in the 4900 block of NW 199 Street as officers responded to a violent domestic dispute.READ MORE: Storms Causing Flight Delays At South Florida Airports
Responding officers noticed visible signs of injuries to the female victim, police said.
Authorities said the confrontation ensued and shots were fired when police made contact with the suspect.READ MORE: COVID In Florida: 5,520 New Cases, 9 Deaths Reported On Sunday
Police said the suspect suffered several gunshot wounds to the legs. He was transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital where he is listed in stable condition.
The officer involved in the shooting is an 11-year veteran of the force assigned to the Northwest District, police said.MORE NEWS: Former President Trump Targets McConnell, Pence During Speech To GOP Donors
The shooting is being investigated by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE).