Police in Miami are investigating the death of a motorcyclist who was shot and killed by police in Florida’s Central Florida.
Police say that at around 10:30 p.m.
Saturday, a motorist reported a suspicious person near a Walmart in the area of 8th Street and Florida Avenue.
They say that the motorist had a small amount of marijuana in his possession.
The motorcyclists vehicle then collided with a police cruiser.
The officer in the cruiser, an unmarked car, opened fire on the motorcycler, hitting him several times.
He died at the scene.
The driver of the police car has not been arrested, but the Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating.
No charges have been filed.
Police are still investigating the shooting.
The officer in charge of the investigation is a 24-year veteran of the department, Sgt. Jason Gentry, a spokesperson for the Miami-Dade Police Department told the Miami Herald.
Gentry added that no charges have yet been filed and that they are still in the process of interviewing witnesses and reviewing dash cam video.
The department released a statement saying that there was a report of a person in a stolen vehicle near the Walmart, but no further details were provided.