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Downtown Miami domestic disturbance leaves woman hospitalized

Woman treated for eye injury; armed man intoxicated, officers feared

Officers responding to domestic dispute at a Miami apartment feared man was intoxicated, armed. He was later detained.
Officers responding to domestic dispute at a Miami apartment feared man was intoxicated, armed. He was later detained.

MIAMI – A couple involved in an early morning dispute left a woman hospitalized and a man thought to be armed inside an apartment Monday morning, officers said.

Miami Police Department officers were called to a domestic disturbance call near Northeast Second Avenue and Northeast Fourth Street sometime around 9 a.m. Monday in the X Miami apartment building.

According to a Miami police spokeswoman, the dispute caused an injury to a woman’s right eye and she was sent to Jackson Memorial Hospital to evaluate and treat the injury.

As police officers attempted to make contact with the man inside an apartment, they discovered he may be intoxicated and armed, Officer Kiara Delva said.

The man was detained sometime around 10 a.m. without incident, Delva said.

This is an ongoing investigation.