Man shot, killed by police after stabbing woman in Miami

Woman taken to hospital in critical condition

By Roy Ramos - Reporter

MIAMI - A man was fatally shot by a police officer Tuesday after stabbing a woman in Miami, police said.

The incident occurred Tuesday morning during a domestic dispute at an apartment complex on Southwest 37th Avenue near Southwest Fourth Street.

Miami police said the suspect was pronounced dead by medical staff at Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center.

"We do have an officer who discharged his firearm. The offender is deceased. A weapon has been recovered on scene," Miami Police Chief Jorge Colina said.

The woman was taken to the Ryder Trauma Center in critical condition. She is now stable, authorities said.

"This is happening in our community. It's something so terrible," neighbor Susan Nolan said.

Police blocked off nearby streets after the incident as they gathered evidence. 

"This is still an ongoing investigation and as we get more information, we will be providing it to you," Colina said.

The suspect's and victim's identities have not been released.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating the police-involved shooting. 

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