MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Miami-Dade Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting Saturday night.

According to MDPD, the incident happened at 79 Avenue and West Flagler Street after 9 p.m.

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Officials said a sergeant was flagged down and advised that someone had stolen items from a nearby store.

When the sergeant confronted the suspect, he took off from the scene and entered a black Honda being driven by a woman.

The vehicle drove towards the sergeant, but she was able to avoid the car after discharging her weapon.

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MDPD said the sergeant was not injured.

Police are looking for a male between 20 and 25 years old, who stands 6-feet 1-inch stall and weighs around 200 pounds. He was wearing a black shirt and black ripped jeans.

MDPD is also looking for a female between 20 and 25 years old. Detectives said she has red, puffy hair and was wearing a colorful jacket.

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If you have any information, you’re asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS.

CBSMiami.com Team