MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Doral police officer shot in the chest arm and leg is in serious but stable condition at Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital. A second officer who was hurt in the shootout Friday morning is recovering at Kendall Regional medical center.
As word spread of the shooting, dozens of officers from surrounding agencies lined up in front of Ryder Trauma Center.READ MORE: Missing North Miami Beach Teen Jeimy Henrriquez Has Been Found
Doral Mayor Juan Carlos Bermudez visited the injured officer at Ryder Trauma Friday afternoon. He said afterward the officer who has been with the department several years, “was in good spirits.”
“I told him we are with you. He was with his wife and father. At this point, he may need surgery but that hasn’t been determined yet. He lost some blood. He was able to speak but tired and on some medication” he said.READ MORE: Officials: Man On American Airlines Flight From Guatemala Hitched Ride To Miami Inside Plane's Landing Gear
Bermudez left to visit a second officer who was injured in the chaos.
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