Suspect Charged With Attempted Murder Following Hit-and-Run Involving Police Officer

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Posted: June 11, 2021

Earlier today we blogged about a Thursday afternoon hit-and-run car crash involving a North Miami Beach police officer. Now, police confirm that the alleged perpetrator will face a charge of attempted first-degree murder of a law enforcement officer.

Local10.com reports that the incident occurred in Aventura near Northeast 172nd Street and Biscayne Boulevard when a police veteran was attempting to assist a driver who had been involved in a traffic collision. After a motorist flagged down the officer he went to assist and attempted to stop another person who had been involved in the crash. That person allegedly ran the officer over then fled the scene.

Police Chief Richard Rand indicated that the woman driver who allegedly struck the officer stopped after “shots were fired.”

First responders took the suspect to Aventura Hospital and Medical Center in stable condition. The officer is reportedly in serious condition, but is in “good spirits.”

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