Man killed in police-involved shooting

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Posted: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 8:33 pm

MIAMI (AP) - Authorities say a man was fatally shot during an altercation with Miami-Dade police officers.

Police say detectives went to a southwest Miami-Dade apartment complex Tuesday afternoon to follow up on an investigation of a case from Miami International Airport. During a confrontation, at least two detectives fired their weapons. The suspect, who wasn't immediately named, was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died.

The Miami Herald ( ) reports that the shooting remains under investigation.

Police Benevolent Association President John Rivera says the detectives had good reason to fear for their lives, and the investigation will show that.


Information from: The Miami Herald,

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