Police officers fired upon after traffic stop in Opa-locka
Manhunt on for 'armed and dangerous' carjackers
OPA-LOCKA, Fla. – Miami-Dade and Opa-locka police officers conducting a traffic stop Tuesday were fired upon as two carjackers bailed out of their vehicle and fled on foot, authorities said.
Police said two men carjacked a woman's white Toyota Corolla in Opa-locka and were stopped near Northwest 152nd Street and Northwest 18th Avenue about 9 p.m.
No one was wounded by the gunfire, police said.
Officers were searching the surrounding area for the men.
The massive manhunt included a helicopter unit, K-9 units and SWAT team members.
"They are definitely considered armed and dangerous," Opa-locka Police Chief James Dobson said.
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