Miami-Dade officer recovers from stabbing; suspect killed
11:13 AM, Oct 30, 2013
12:36 PM, Oct 30, 2013
MIAMI (AP) -- A police officer is recovering from stab wounds and a suspect is dead following a confrontation near Miami International Airport.
Miami-Dade police responded to a shooting call around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and found the wounded officer. The dead suspect was nearby. It wasn't clear how the officer was stabbed or what kind of weapon was used.
Police say the 54-year-old officer - whose name has not been released - was approached by a suspicious man at a Shell gas station near the airport. A violent confrontation occurred during which the officer was stabbed multiple times before he pulled his gun and fired.