DAVIE, FLA. (WSVN) - A man was taken to the hospital after, police said, he opened fire at officers who responded to a domestic disturbance in Davie, leading to an exchange of gunfire.
The officer-involved shooting happened at Park City West, off State Road 84 and south of Interstate 595 between Hiatus and Nob Hill roads, just after 6:20 p.m., Wednesday.
According to Davie Police, before officers arrived, the suspect fired shots at an unoccupied car near a home.
Two officers then encountered the armed suspect in the neighborhood, and during the encounter, the officers exchanged gunfire with the suspect, according to police.
A picture posted on the Neighbors app shows an officer who appears to have their gun drawn at the scene.
Police said the suspect was hit by at least one bullet. The suspect was transported to a local hospital, has since underwent surgery and is expected to recover, police said. It is not yet known if the suspect is a man or a woman.
Two firearms were recovered at the scene of the shooting.
The officers involved in the shooting were not injured and have been placed on administrative leave. A photo posted on the Neighbors App showed one officer holding what appeared to be a firearm.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement will investigate the officer-involved shooting.
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