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For Immediate Release:
October 29, 2013

Media Contact:
Det. Roy Rutland

Topic: Shooting (Police-Involved)
Case #: PD131029399394
Date & Time of Occurrence: 10/29/2013 at 7:19 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 2501 N.W. 42nd Avenue (Gas Station)
  Miami, Florida
Victim #1:
Victim Name: Miami-Dade Police Officer, (W/M)
Victim Age: 54
Subject #1:
Subject Name: Not Available (Deceased), (B/M)
Subject Age: Adult

Shooting (Police-Involved)

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD), Homicide Bureau, is investigating a police-involved shooting.  According to investigators, an on-duty MDPD police officer approached a suspicious subject at the listed gasoline station and a violent confrontation ensued.  The subject attacked the police officer, stabbing him multiple times, until the officer discharged his firearm, striking the subject.  The officer was transported [by other MDPD officers] to the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital where he remains in serious condition.  The subject died on the scene.     

Additional details regarding the incident, including an update on the officer’s condition, is forthcoming.  


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