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Man hospitalized in police-involved shooting

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (WSVN) -- A man was taken to the hospital Sunday after he confronted police while barricaded inside a home, officials said.

The Miami-Dade Police Special Response Team was on scene at Northeast 13th Avenue and Northeast 204th street.

Police said the subject had barricaded himself inside the residence, allegedly wielding a weapon and refused to come out. "Once Special Response Team members arrived, as well as hostage negotiators, the hostage negotiators attempted to make contact with the subject that was still barricaded inside the residence," said Miami-Dade Police Detective Elena Hernandez. "At that time, the subject confronted the special response team and shots were fired."

The man suffered a gunshot wound and taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.

The incident remains under investigation.

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