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For Immediate Release:
May 25, 2016

Media Contact:
Detective Marjorie Eloi

***** UPDATE *****

Topic: Police Involved Shooting
Case #: PD160525196908
Date & Time of Occurrence: 05/25/2016 at approx. 12:30 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: SW 223 Street and SW 116 Avenue
  Miami, Florida
Subject #1:
Subject's Name: Latavis Graham, (B/M)
Subject's DOB: 08/09/2000
Subject's Age: 15
Subject's Address: 10710 W. Old Cutler Road
  Miami, Florida
Subject's Charges: 3 Counts of Aggravated Assault LEO w/Firearm, Possession of Firearm by a Minor
Subject's Description: Male Shot and transported to Kendall Regional Hospital
Officer #1:
Officer's Name: Not available, 13 year veteran, (W/M)
Officer #2:
Officer's Name: Not Available, 3 year veteran, (W/F)
Vehicle #1:
Vehicle Make/Model: Kia
Vehicle Color: White
Vehicle Description: Four door sedan

Police Involved Shooting

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) is investigating a shooting involving two Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) Robbery Intervention Detail (RID) detectives.

Investigators say around 12:30 p.m. MDPD’s RID detectives were following up on a carjacking investigation that led them to the area of SW 224 Street and SW 112 Avenue. There detectives spotted a white four-door Kia sedan matching the description of a car taken during a carjacking, and attempted to stop it. As the occupants in the vehicle attempted to elude officers, the vehicle made an abrupt right turn onto SW 116 Avenue where one of the passengers jumped out of the moving vehicle, brandishing a firearm and pointed it at detectives.  A female detective discharged her firearm, and the subject fled on foot. 

short distance away, the driver and second passenger jumped out of the car and also fled on foot. One of the subjects, running in a northeastern direction, brandished a firearm at a responding detective who discharged his firearm striking the male subject.  The second subject was caught and taken into custody with incident.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded and transported a 16 year old male to Kendall Regional Hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries.

Officers saturated the area and later located the subject who originally fled from police.

Two firearms were recovered.     

No further information is available at this time


UPDATE #1: Detectives continue to investigate the events surrounding the police involved shooting.  The driver of the vehicle has been identified as Kennan Brown and the rear passenger as Christopher Jones.  Kennan Brown has been charged with Grand Theft and Christopher Jones with Aggravated Assault with a Firearm and Possession of a Firearm by a minor.  These charges stem from an unrelated case.  At the present time these two subjects do not face any formal charges directly related to the police involved shooting.  The police involved shooting continues to be investigated by FDLE.  The name and charges of the subject listed above is still pending.  


UPDATE #2: Detectives have arrested Latavis Graham in connection with the police involved shooting and charged accordingly.   


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