Miami-Dade police officer shoots burglary suspect; man taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital

MIAMI (AP) -- A Miami-Dade police officer shot a burglary suspect following a confrontation.

The shooting happened Monday morning in Miami.

Spokeswoman Elana Hernandez told The Miami Herald police responded to a burglary in progress. She says the suspect ran after climbing on top of a roof in the neighborhood. He got into an altercation with police on the roof and the man was shot in the upper body.

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She says the man was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital in stable condition.

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