Photos and video: What the scene looked like after a Miami-Dade police officer was shot

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A Miami-Dade robbery detective was shot in the head and remained in the hospital on Tuesday. A suspect was killed in the shootout in Liberty City.

The shootings happened after a car chase Monday night. Sources told the Miami Herald the suspect was wanted for an armed robbery in Dania Beach. Streets around the shooting scene remained closed Tuesday morning.

A crowd of officers from across South Florida were seen waiting outside Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center, praying for the injured officer. Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava and Miami-Dade Police Director Alfredo “Freddy” Ramirez were also there.

Here are images and video from the tragic night:

Police officers and other officials stand outside the Ryder Trauma Center after a Miami-Dade police officer what shot on Monday, August 15, 2022.
Police officers and other officials stand outside the Ryder Trauma Center after a Miami-Dade police officer what shot on Monday, August 15, 2022.
Police officers and other officials stand outside the Ryder Trauma Center after a Miami-Dade police officer what shot on Monday, August 15, 2022.
Police officers and other officials stand outside the Ryder Trauma Center after a Miami-Dade police officer what shot on Monday, August 15, 2022.

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Miami-Dade Police work a crime scene around Northwest 62nd Street and Seventh Avenue in Miami, Florida on Monday, June 15, 2022. A Miami-Dade police officer was shot after a car chase in Liberty City on Monday night, multiple law-enforcement sources said.
Miami-Dade Police work a crime scene around Northwest 62nd Street and Seventh Avenue in Miami, Florida on Monday, June 15, 2022. A Miami-Dade police officer was shot after a car chase in Liberty City on Monday night, multiple law-enforcement sources said.
Miami-Dade Police work a crime scene around Northwest 62nd Street and Seventh Avenue in Miami, Florida on Monday, June 15, 2022. A Miami-Dade police officer was shot after a car chase in Liberty City on Monday night, multiple law-enforcement sources said.
Miami-Dade Police work a crime scene around Northwest 62nd Street and Seventh Avenue in Miami, Florida on Monday, June 15, 2022. A Miami-Dade police officer was shot after a car chase in Liberty City on Monday night, multiple law-enforcement sources said.

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Miami-Dade police cruisers block Northwest Seventh Avenue at 64th Street in Miami’s Liberty City area late Monday night after an officer was shot in the head following a car chase.
Miami-Dade police cruisers block Northwest Seventh Avenue at 64th Street in Miami’s Liberty City area late Monday night after an officer was shot in the head following a car chase.