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For Immediate Release:
January 03, 2014

Media Contact:
Det. Alvaro Zabaleta

Topic: Police Shooting (Non-Contact)
Case #: PD140103002886
Date & Time of Occurrence: 01/03/2014 at 1:30 a.m.
Address of Occurrence: S.W. 25900 Block & U.S. 1 (Norhtbound lanes)
  Miami, Florida
Subject #1:
Subject Name: Tavaris Brockington, (B/M)
Subject DOB: 03/12/1988
Subject Age: 25
Subject Address: 11041 S.W. 222 Terrace
  Miami, Florida
Subject Charges: Charges Pending
Subject Description: Driver
Subject #2:
Subject Name: Patrick Joyner, (B/M)
Subject DOB: 01/05/1981
Subject Age: 32
Subject Address: 27002 S.W. 138 Place
  Miami, Florida
Subject Charges: Charges, if any, are pending
Subject Description: Passenger
Officer #1:
Officer Name: Unavailable, (W/M)
Officer Age: 33
Officer #2:
Officer Name: Unavailable, (W/M)
Officer Age: 24
Vehicle #1:
Vehicle Make/Model: 2001 / Buick/ LaSabre
Vehicle Color: Blue

Police Shooting

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department, South District is investigating a police shooting that occurred in the area of U.S.-1 & S.W. 25900 Block.  The officers conducted a traffic stop on the northbound lanes of U.S.-1.  They approached the vehicle and observed narcotics inside.  The occupants were instructed to exit the vehicle and they refused.  As the officers attempted to remove the subjects from the vehicle, the driver began to accelerate the vehicle forward pulling both officers.  The officers discharged their firearm and the subjects fled northbound.  A perimeter was immediately established and the subjects were subsequently apprehended without incident.  The officers and subjects were not injured.

Charges are pending...

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
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