Suspect Fatally Shot by Miami Gardens Police

The Miami Gardens Police Department said officers fatally shot a suspect allegedly driving a stolen vehicle, which slammed into a home.

It is not clear when the suspect was shot. The incident occurred early Friday while Miami Gardens officers were conducting a traffic operation.

Officers encountered a stolen vehicle and attempted to get the driver’s attention, police said. That person attempted to flee while in the vehicle.

The suspect drove a few feet away and hit a police officer before crashing into a home. The officer who was struck is expected to recover.