One man died after a police-involved shooting in northwest Miami-Dade Wednesday night, police said.
According to CBS4, Miami Herald’s news partner, Miami-Dade officers on bike patrol responded to a call of shots fired near 840 NW 76th St. When police arrived, there was an altercation and one officer fired his weapon.
“It sounded like he emptied his clip,” witness Eman Smith told CBS4. “I knew the guy was dead.”
Police said an automatic firearm was recovered. It was described as a Cobray M11 assault weapon, Major Hector Llevat told CBS4.
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The man, who police have identified as 22-year-old Tevon Barkley, died at the scene.
Miami-Dade police officers do not wear body cameras and as the responding officers were on bikes, there is no dash cam video of the incident.
No officers were hurt; police did not release the name of the officer involved in the shooting.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating.