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For Immediate Release:
February 28, 2017

Media Contact:
Det. Alvaro Zabaleta

***** UPDATE *****

Topic: Traffic Fatality
Case #: PD170227078760
Date & Time of Occurrence: 02/27/2017 at 11:46 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 2200 NW 103 Street
  Miami, Florida
Subject #1:
Subject's Name: Not Available at This Time , (/)
Deceased #1:
Deceased's Age: 25
Vehicle #1:
Vehicle Make/Model: Acura
Vehicle Description: Subject driving Stolen Vehicle from Pembroke Pines, Florida

Traffic Fatality

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department, Traffic Homicide Unit is investigating a traffic crash that resulted in a fatality and one subject under arrest for stealing a vehicle and possession of a stolen gun.

According to investigators the subject vehicle was traveling southbound on NW 22 Avenue  at a high rate of speed. The victim was traveling westbound on NW 103 Street.  Both vehicles crashed at the intersection of NW 103 Street.  The impact redirected the victim's vehicle into an adjacent business and subsequently caught fire.  The victim was not able to exit the vehicle and died inside of the vehicle.  The business sustained damage due to the fire.  The City of Opa-Locka Police Department arrived on scene to provide assistance.  Further investigation revealed that the subject vehicle, an Acura, was stolen from Pembroke Pines.  The subject was taken into custody and a stolen firearm was also recovered.  

Both NW 103 Street & NW 22 Avenue are closed while Detectives continue to investigate the incident.

Identification of the victim and subject is not available at this time.

No further information 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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