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For Immediate Release:
September 08, 2017

Media Contact:
Det. Alvaro Zabaleta

Topic: Police Involved Shooting
Case #: PD170907342445
Date & Time of Occurrence: 09/07/2017 at 8:41 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: Miami International Airport - Concourse J
  Miami, Florida
Subject #1:
Subject's Name: Not available at this time, (W/M)
Subject's Age: 30's
Officer #1:
Officer's Name: Not available at this time, (W/M)

Police Involved Shooting

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement continues to investigate a police involved shooting at Miami International Airport that resulted in one adult male injured. 

According to investigators, calls were received in reference to a white male acting erratically.  Officers from the Incident Containment Team immediately responded to the area.  The subject then ran through the restricted area and made his way to the tarmac.  A confrontation ensued between the officer and the subject and the officer discharged his firearm.  Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded and transported the subject to Jackson Ryder Trauma Center where his condition is stable.  The officer was not injured. 

No further information is available at this time.  Any additional information will be provided by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

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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