, 53, was in unknown condition Tuesday night at a Miami hospital where he
No law enforcement officers were injured in the gunfire.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement
, which is investigating the shooting, would not release details about the incident, such as how many bullets hit Baggett
, from what kind of gun, and which officers from which agencies shot him.
Authorities considered Baggett
to be armed and dangerous because of the firepower he
had in his
car -- assault weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition -- when the Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA) arrested him on pollution-related crimes in Utah in 2007.
EPA agents and sheriff's deputies said Baggett pointed a weapon at them soon after they saw him leave an 11th Street trailer, located in the middle of a fairly empty storage yard near the former Turn Key Marina site, sheriff's spokeswoman Becky Herrin said.
Authorities said Baggett
may have been in the area for several weeks.
Baggett, owner and operator of Chemical Consultants Inc., was indicted on four felony counts of violating the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and two felony counts of violating the Clean Water Act, including illegally treating and disposing of hazardous waste and illegally discharging acidic chemical wastes into a sewer system.
was released from federal custody pending his
June 2008 trial.
Arrest warrants were issued when he
was one of the first 23 fugitives the EPA
featured on a wanted list it developed for the first time last year.
wanted poster is available at http://www.epa.gov/fugitives.
EPA agents had met with local authorities to plan Baggett's capture, according to a statement the agency released Tuesday.
After the shoot-out, an ambulance took Baggett to the Seven Mile Bridge, where the sheriff's Trauma Star helicopter landed to take him to Ryder Trauma Center in Miami, accompanied by a law enforcement officer, Herrin said.