Miami (CNN) -- Two Florida police officers died following a shootout with a murder suspect Thursday in Miami, authorities said.
"It's shocking. It's hurtful," said an emotional Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez, adding that he knew both slain officers personally, having been the police department's former director. "Really, I can't put it into words."
The suspect also died in the exchange of gunfire. A third police officer was being treated at Miami's Jackson Memorial Hospital after suffering what Lt. Rosanna Cordero-Stutz of the Miami-Dade Police Department deemed a "minor injury."
Authorities have yet to identify any of the victims, including the deceased murder suspect.
The officers worked out of the criminal unit of the Miami-Dade police department's warrants division, which works with the U.S. Marshals Service.
"They pool their resources and go after the worst of the worst
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