CORAL GABLES – Coral Gables Police say they are investigating an officer-involved shooting.
It happened Sunday morning on the 100 block of Calabria Avenue, police said.
According to police, officers received a call regarding individuals attempting to break into vehicles and responded to the area.
Upon arrival, an officer observed the individuals breaking to a vehicle, with its doors open and hood raised.
Police said the first two arriving officers discharged their firearms in an attempt to protect their lives, and that one subject was killed.
A second subject was taken into custody, police said.
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Officer involved shooting at the 100 block of Calabria Ave.
Please stay away from the area.
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A U-haul truck at the scene had several noticeable bullet holes on the driver’s side, and the body of the deceased subject was inside of it.
One of the two officers was injured in the lower extremity, but police did not specify how the injury took place. That officer is in good, stable condition at a local hospital, police said.
Police are asking residents to stay away from the area.