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For Immediate Release:
October 15, 2015

Media Contact:
Det. Alvaro Zabaleta

Topic: Police Involved Shooting
Case #: PD151015386732
Date & Time of Occurrence: 10/15/2015 at 1:51 a.m.
Address of Occurrence: SW 28000 Block & SW 137 Avenue
  Miami, Florida
Deceased #1:
Deceased's Name: Unavailable at this time, (W/M)
Vehicle #1:
Vehicle Color: White - 4 Door

Police Involved Shooting

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

Officers from the Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) were involved in a shooting with an armed suspect who robbed a Walgreens. The incident occurred in 28875 S. Dixie Highway, Miami Dade and involved officers from the MDPD’s, South District.

Investigators say that an emergency call was received at approximately 1:51 a.m. from a Walgreens regarding an armed robbery. Once officers arrived, they were informed that the armed subject, who was masked at the time of the robbery, fled in a white 4-door vehicle. Responding officers immediately observed a vehicle that matched the description and attempted to conduct a traffic stop. The subject then fled from the officers and a pursuit ensued.  At approximately SW 28000 block the subject's vehicle was disabled and came to a stop.  Shots were fired and the subject was pronounced deceased on the scene. A firearm was recovered inside the subject's vehicle. No officers were injured during the incident.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) is conducting the investigation. No further information is available at this time.

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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