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Published: Dec 10, 2013 8:17 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) - Miami-Dade Police say an officer has been shot and taken to a trauma center.
    
Police spokesman Alvaro Zabaleta says the shooting was reported just after 5 a.m. Tuesday in northwestern Miami-Dade County.
    
No additional details about the shooting were immediately available.
    
Zabaleta says the male officer's condition was not known. Messages left for a Jackson Memorial Hospital spokeswoman were not immediately returned.
    
Zabaleta says police are searching for the gunman.

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