Miami Beach officers involved in crash, fatal shooting, police say

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Per Miami Beach Police department policy, Miami-Dade detectives are investigating the officer-involved shooting.

Police officers then fired several shots at the driver's black BMW, striking the female driver.

Officials said a woman driving a black BMW sped through a red light at the intersection, struck another vehicle and struck a Miami Beach police officer as she attempted to leave the scene.

He added: "I never thought I was going to see shots in this part of the city". "I heard like shots, like four or five shots, like 'pow, pow, pow, pow!' And then the vehicle lost control", Garcia added.

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A woman was gunned down by police in Florida after she crashed into a vehicle and then ran over a cop in her BMW along a busy stretch in South Beach, police and witnesses say.

The department has not provided further details about the shooting.

Police said they are investigating what precipitated the incident.

"Our officer who was injured, we know he lost consciousness at the scene for a period of time", Oates told WTVJ. He is stable and alert but he is being treated for his head injury and undetermined at this time internal injuries. Police confirmed a man was in the auto with the woman.

Shay Davis and Monique Teller, who were visiting from Philadelphia, said they were eating dinner on the Sugar Factory's outdoor patio on Ocean Drive when they heard a loud boom.

The Miami Beach police force changed its policies in 2014 to prohibit officers from shooting at a moving auto, unless someone inside that vehicle brandishes a weapon or shoots first.

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