Man wielding machete by officer

Shooting occurs at Juan Pablo Duarte Park


MIAMI – Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Miami.

The shooting occurred Tuesday at Juan Pablo Duarte Park about 3:30 p.m.

A man was wielding a machete at the park, Local 10's Jason Martinez reported.

At some point, a confrontation between the officer and the armed man caused the officer to discharge his weapon, striking the man.

The wounded man was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital's trauma unit, where he is undergoing surgery. His condition was not immediately available.