Florida – Miami – Schools closed – Cops shot while trying to nab a high profile criminal

 

Officer killed, another wounded in Miami shooting

The Associated Press
Thursday, January 20, 2011; 12:34 PM

 

MIAMI — Authorities say a Miami-Dade police officer was killed and another was wounded in a shooting.

Miami-Dade Police Cmdr. Nancy Perez says the second officer was in surgery after Thursday’s shooting.

Perez also says at least one suspect was shot.

Barry Golden, a spokesman for the U.S. Marshals Service in South Florida, says the two officers were working with a Marshals fugitive task force. The task force works to arrest people wanted for crimes from all over the country. He didn’t immediately have details on the operation in Miami.

Miami-Dade Public Schools says two schools have been placed on lockdown as a result of the shooting. Those schools are: Thena Crowder Elementary School and Jesse McCrary Elementary School.

THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP’s earlier story is below.

 

MIAMI (AP) – Authorities say a Miami-Dade police officer was killed and another was wounded in a shooting.

Miami-Dade Police Cmdr. Nancy Perez says the second officer was in surgery after Thursday’s shooting.

Perez also says at least one suspect was shot.

Miami-Dade Public Schools says two schools have been placed on lockdown as a result of the shooting. Those schools are: Thena Crowder Elementary School and Jesse McCrary Elementary School.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/01/20/AR2011012002777.html

 

 

 

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