Miami-Dade Officer Shot in Grow-House Shootout
Miami Dade – Police where doing a standard “knock and talk” at a suspected grow-house, when a gunman opened fire on the officers. The man was hiding in a BMW parked in the driveway at the house, located in a suburban Miami neighborhood.
The officers were at the door and had already flashed their badges, when the gunman caught them off guard and opened fire. One of the officers was unharmed but the other was hit three times. Once in his bullet proof vest, once in his thigh, and once in his side, that bullet ended up lodged in his spleen. He was rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital where he underwent life saving surgery and is know listed as in stable condition.
The shooter was shot multiple times and killed on the scene when the officers returned fire. [MiamiHerald]