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For Immediate Release:
August 19, 2017

Media Contact:
Det. Argemis Colome
[email protected]

Topic: Shooting Investigation
Case #: PD170819316250
Date & Time of Occurrence: 08/19/2017 at approx. 9:07 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 11401 N.W. 12 Street
  Miami, Florida

Shooting Investigation

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

Detectives from the Miami-Dade Police Department, Midwest District, are investigating a possible shooting incident at Dolphin Mall.

According to investigators, at approximately 9:07 p.m., a City of Sweetwater Police Officer requested the assistance of the Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD). The officer advised that there was a large crowd of people running toward the exits, screaming that shots were being fired. Resources from MDPD, along with neighboring police agencies immediately responded. An outer perimeter of the mall was established, and an evacuation was initiated. The MDPD Special Response Team and K-9 Unit conducted a thorough search of Dolphin Mall. At the moment no scene has been located, and no gunshot victims have been reported. Dolphin Mall will continue normal business operations.

The investigation continues.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
Visit and select “Give a Tip”
Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.

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