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For Immediate Release:
June 05, 2017

Media Contact:
Det. Dan Ferrin
[email protected]

***** UPDATE *****

Topic: Police Involved Shooting
Case #: PD170605212701
Date & Time of Occurrence: 06/05/2017 at 1:49 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 7000 Block & N.W. 41 Street
  Miami, Florida
Deceased #1:
Deceased's Name: John Spaulding , (B/M)
Deceased's DOB: 03/08/1970
Deceased's Age: 47
Officer #1:
Officer's Name: Not available at this time, (W/M)
Officer #2:
Officer's Name: Not available at this time, (B/M)
Vehicle #1:
Vehicle Make/Model: Jeep/Cherokee
Vehicle Color: Gold

Police Involved Shooting

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

Detectives from the Miami-Dade Police Department, Robbery Intervention Detail (R.I.D.) were involved in a shooting of a subject wanted for murder in a City of Miami investigation. 

According to investigators, RID detectives were searching for the wanted subject, when they located him near the 7000 block of N.W. 41st Street, inside a gold Jeep Cherokee.  The detectives attempted to make contact with the subject, who was armed with a firearm, when shots were fired.  The subject was struck and was determined deceased on the scene by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.  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. 

Update #1: The next of kin has been made on the deceased person and he has been identified above.





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