A naked man with a gun was shot by an officer near the Broadwalk, police say

A naked man with a gun was shot by an officer near the Broadwalk, police said Tuesday.

officers were responding to a call about a naked man walking in the 3100 block of Surf Road around 10:45 p.m. Monday.

Officers spotted the man and noticed he was armed, police spokesman Christian Lata said.

“Officers attempted to make contact with the individual in an attempt to deescalate the situation. However, the individual’s actions necessitated a use of force response by police, resulting in a police-involved shooting,” Lata said in a statement.

police did not say how many officers were involved in the shooting and did not elaborate on what occurred between the man and police to result in the shooting. police did not immediately respond to the Miami Herald’s inquiry.

The naked man was taken to the hospital by Fire Rescue. His condition is still unknown, Lata said. He said all officers are “safe and accounted for” and that the man’s gun was recovered in the area. Police have not disclosed the man’s identity.

Video taken by Miami Herald news partner CBS4 shows the area of the shooting surrounded by crime tape, yellow evidence markers scattered on the floor.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement will investigate the shooting.

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