Teen accused of beating woman shot by Miami officer

Published: Monday, January 25, 2010 at 7:42 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, January 25, 2010 at 7:42 a.m.

MIAMI — A 17-year-old accused of beating a woman was shot by Miami police officers and is being treated for critical injuries.

The teen was listed in critical condition Sunday at a local hospital.

Officers were called to a home Sunday afternoon after someone reported that the teen was beating a woman. The teen walked out of the home when officers arrived and got into a confrontation with them. Authorities say that prompted one officer to shoot him several times.

The teen and the woman have not been identified. Their relationship is also not yet known.

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