In what police are calling an “ambush,” two Miami-Dade police detectives were shot Monday night while conducting surveillance on gang activity.
According to police, at about 10 p.m. Monday the two detectives were inside an unmarked car at 1937 NW 60th Street when at least two people went up to their car an began shooting.
One of the detectives was shot in the arm.
It’s believe the other was hit in the leg.
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One of the two officers was able to return fire, but it’s unknown if either of the two assailants were struck, police said.
Using an unmarked police pickup, another officer took the two detectives to the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital.
The conditions of both men have stabilized, police said. Their names have not been released.
If you have any information that can help police, please contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS.