Published: Apr 25, 2013 12:35 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) - Miami-Dade police shot a 32-year-old man while investigating a cell phone theft.
    
Police say uniformed officers went to a home in Miami early Thursday to investigate the reported theft. According to investigators, Jeffrey Paul was armed with a handgun when he opened the door.
    
Investigators say there was a brief confrontation during which shots were fired.
    
Paul was airlifted to a hospital in serious condition. There was no updated word on his condition.
    
An investigation is continuing.

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