Miami police officer injured after falling from horse

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Monday, January 16, 2006

US state of Florida

Miami police officer Manny Gomez is in stable condition after falling from his horse during the Three Kings Parade. Gomez landed headfirst on the ground after the stallion lunged forward as he mounted it.

A veteran of the Miami Police Department for twenty years, Gomez is days away from retirement.

It is unknown at this time if he has any permanent spinal or back injuries.