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For Immediate Release:
May 06, 2013

Media Contact:
Det. Alvaro Zabaleta
azabaleta@mdpd.com
(305)471-1900

   
Topic: Police Involved Shooting
Case #: PD130504290359
Date & Time of Occurrence: 05/04/2013 at 2:03 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 11380 N.W. 27 Avenue
  Miami, Florida
   
Deceased #1:
Deceased Name: Unavailable at this time, (B/M)
Officer #1:
Officer Name: Unavailable at this time, (B/F)


Police Involved Shooting


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department, Homicide Bureau continues to investigate a police involved shooting that occurred at the above listed location.  According to investigators, a 911 call was received from a passenger inside a Miami-Dade Transit bus stating that another passenger was garnishing a firearm.  The bus was traveling northbound on N.W. 27 Avenue and the subject exited the bus on college property.  The armed subject confronted responding officers and shots were fired.  As the officers approached the subject to render aid, they observed an object that appeared to be a grenade in his possession.  The officers immediately secured the area and requested the Bomb Unit to respond.  The transit bus was also swept for possible explosives and was deemed safe.  The subject succumbed to his injuries on the scene.  The officers were not injured.

 

The college was not in session, therefore, no students were on the campus at the time of the incident.

 

The investigation continues…


 
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
Visit www.crimestoppersmiami.com 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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MIAMI DADE POLICE DEPARTMENT
9105 Northwest 25th Street Doral, FL 33172-1500
Doral, FL 33172-1500
(305)471-1780