FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – An investigation is underway into a police involved shooting in Fort Lauderdale.

Investigators on the scene of the overnight incident said officers were responding to a report of a sexual battery in the area of Northwest 21st Terrace and 6th Place.

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When officers spotted the suspect, he took off running. When an officer caught up to the man and attempted to take him into custody, the officer’s weapon discharged, said police.

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The suspect died at Broward Health Medical Center.

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The Florida Department of Law Enforcement will investigate the shooting.