DEVELOPING: High School on Lockdown After Cop Is Shot in Face While Investigating Carjacking

A Florida police officer was reportedly shot in the face on Monday while investigating an apparent stolen vehicle.

WSVN reported that the unnamed Miami-Dade Police officer was airlifted to the hospital following the shooting, which resulted in American Senior High School being placed on lockdown. A search for the suspect is ongoing.

Police Director Freddy Ramirez said officers were surveilling a car that was the subject of a carjacking when someone started firing from inside. Ramirez said a 34-year-old officer was in his vehicle when he was shot, according to WSVN.

Ramirez said the officer was grazed in the face but is expected to recover.

This story is developing…

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