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For Immediate Release:
December 30, 2016

Media Contact:
Det. Robin Pinkard

Topic: Police Involved Shooting
Case #: PD161230493018
Date & Time of Occurrence: 12/30/2016 at approx. 6:41 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 10101 W Indigo Street
  Miami, Florida
Subject #1:
Subject's Name: At Large, (B/M)
Deceased #1:
Deceased's Name: Unavailable at this time, (B/M)
Officer #1:
Officer's Name: Unavailable; 9 year tenure , (W/M)
Officer #2:
Officer's Name: Unavailable; 9 year tenure , (W/M)
Vehicle #1:
Vehicle Make/Model: Nissan Altima
Vehicle Color: Black

Police Involved Shooting

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) is investigating a police-involved shooting involving officers of the Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD), South District that resulted in the death of one person.

According to investigators, a two-man unit was patrolling the area when they observed a black in color, Nissan Altima, driving erratically through the neighborhood. Officers, attempted to stop the vehicle at the above location, when the passenger, exited the vehicle and began to flee. One officer began to purse the passenger on foot when he encountered the driver, which was armed with a firearm, and shots were fired. The passenger eluded the officers and is at large. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded and pronounced the driver deceased at the scene.

The officers were not injured.

The FDLE investigates shootings involving MDPD officers.

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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