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For Immediate Release:
December 11, 2013

Media Contact:
Det. Robin Pinkard

***** UPDATE *****

Topic: Police-Involved Shooting
Case #: PD131210453263
Date & Time of Occurrence: 12/10/2013 at 5:19 a.m.
Address of Occurrence: 2260 N.W. 27th Avenue
  Miami, Florida
Subject #1:
Subject Name: Adrian Montesano (Deceased), (W/M)
Subject DOB: 05/06/1986
Subject Age: 27
Subject Address: 8514 N.W. 165th Street
  Hialeah, Florida , 
Subject #2:
Subject Name: Not Available (Deceased), (W/M)
Officer #1:
Officer Name: Saul Rodriguez, (W/M)
Officer #2:
Officer Name: Not Available , (B/M)
Officer #3:
Officer Name: Not Available, (B/M)
Vehicle #1:
Vehicle Make/Model: Volvo
Vehicle Color: Blue
Vehicle Description: Subject vehicle.

Police-Involved Shooting

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD), Homicide Bureau, is investigating a police-involved shooting that occurred at the above listed location. According to investigators, officer(s) were on the scene of a shots fired call when officer #1 was confronted and shot by subject #1, who subsequently stole the officer’s marked police cruiser and fled the scene.  A countywide BOLO (Be on the Lookout) was immediately issued. The subject(s) abandoned the stolen police cruiser, entered vehicle #1, and fled to N.W. 27th Avenue & 70th Street. Officers responded to the location where they exchanged gunfire with the subject(s).  Subject #1 died on the scene and subject #2 was transported to the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital was he was pronounced deceased.

Officer #1 has been identified as Saul Rodriguez, a 13-year veteran with MDPD.

Based on preliminary evidence, detectives have identified subject #1 as being responsible for an Armed Robbery that occurred at 2700 West Flagler Street, located in the City of Miami. 

Officers’ #2 and 3 have been treated for their injuries and have since been released.  Officer Rodriguez remains in stable condition.

UPDATE #1: Subject #1 has been identified and is listed above.

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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