Raw Footage: Fatal Miami Shootout With Ak-47 Outside MIA Airport

September 22, 2018 14329

A hate crime suspect who opened fire on authorities with an assault weapon Thursday night was fatally gunned down near Miami International Airport, officials said.

The Miami Police Department tweeted that “a wanted subject who was located in the area … began firing shots at police officers while attempting to flee.”

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez identified the weapon used by the suspect as an AK-47, reported NBC News affiliate WTVJ. Waterman described the weapon as a rifle.