Bus Incident Ends With Police-Involved Shooting

Originally posted on CBS Miami:

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade Police called out the bomb squad to a police-involved shooting Saturday afternoon in Opa-Locka.

The incident started on a Miami-Dade County transit bus when a passenger called police about a man with a firearm.  When the bus stopped near the intersection of NW 27th Avenue and 114th Street, near the North campus of Miami-Dade College, the person who allegedly had the firearm got off.

Police said the armed individual confronted their officers and shots were fired.

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Witnesses said the incident happened quickly.

“I saw all the cop cars coming and I heard a gunshot and then I went and saw the body,” said witness Paul Neill.

As police approached the fatally injured person they saw what looked like a grenade and called the bomb squad, which came to the scene and checked out the bus.

No police or other passengers on…

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