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Man dead following officer-involved shooting in North Miami Beach

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - A man has died after, police said, officers were forced to fire their weapons in North Miami Beach.
North Miami Beach Police responded to the scene on Northeast 12th Avenue and 163rd Street at around 4 p.m., Monday.
According to Miami-Dade Police, units were called to an in-progress fraud call at a nearby bank. Police said a bank employee noticed a subject was trying to perform a fraudulent transaction and notified authorities.
Investigators said the subject left the bank shortly after.
“When the units arrived, they identified the subject’s vehicle and attempted to pull it over,” said Miami-Dade Police Detective Angel Rodriguez. “It was then when the subject used his vehicle to ram the officers who were both in marked and unmarked vehicles.”
Detectives said officers then fired their weapons.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
Investigators added that the subject also crashed into a civilian vehicle, and that motorist is OK.
7Skyforce HD hovered over the scene where a yellow tarp could be seen on top of a black SUV. Aerial footage also showed four bullet holes in the windshield of a red pickup truck that, police said, is one of their own undercover vehicles.
Although police did not specify whether or not they recovered a gun from the subject, they said the driver intentionally used his vehicle as a deadly weapon.
“The fact that you use a vehicle in an attempt to use it as a deadly weapon is sufficient weapon enough,” said Rodriguez.
Several police cruisers could be seen parked outside of a nearby Home Depot and Walmart, which were both open at the time of the shooting.
No one else was hurt as a result of the shooting.
It remains unknown how many officers fired their weapons. The four officers who were involved in the incident have been placed on administrative leave.
Police shut down several roadways as they investigate the scene. As of 10:30 p.m., a section of Northeast 163rd Street near the mall remained closed while detectives continued to investigate.
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