Man shot by police during confrontation in Miami

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Posted: Aug 26, 2015 10:01 AM

MIAMI (AP) — A 21-year-old man was shot by Miami-Dade police detectives after he opened fire on them during an investigation into another shooting.

The shooting happened Tuesday night as the detectives were approaching an apartment complex. According to a news release from police, the officers were confronted by the man, who then fired at them. They returned fire, hitting him.

Police said the man was taken to Aventura Hospital Trauma Unit. His condition wasn't immediately known and his name hasn't been released.

According to the news release, the man is white. The race of the officers involved in the shooting wasn't listed.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating.