An altercation at a nightclub Sunday morning ended with two people stabbed and another shot by a Miami-Dade officer, police spokesman Alvaro Zabaleta said.
The violence unfolded around 7 a.m. at El Nuevo Romance, 3451 NW 36th St., east of the airport and near Miami Jai-Alai. Dozens of officers and detectives went to the nightclub, including county police brass.
A 22-year-old man, Zabaleta said, stabbed two people after a dispute. Police did not say whether the stabbing took place inside the nightclub.
Witnesses then flagged down a Miami-Dade police officer in the area. The officer who went to the club got involved in a confrontation and shot the stabbing suspect, Zabaleta said.
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All of the wounded were taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital. Their conditions and identities have not been released.
The police officer, with seven years on the force, was not injured.