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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Natalie Buissereth
Public Information Officer
305.891.0294
786.256-2478 Cellular

North Miami Police Department
Officer Involved Shooting
127 ST and NE 14 AVE
North Miami, FL 33161

North Miami, FL July 19, 2016 - The City of North Miami Police Department is committed to the community and is reaching out to the public asking for assistance in finding additional witnesses, digital photographs, or videos from last night’s police involved shooting at NE 14 Ave and NE 127 Street. The investigation is open and ongoing.

There is preliminary information that North Miami Police Officers were dispatched to the scene after a 911 call was received of an armed male suspect threatening suicide. Arriving officers attempted to negotiate with two men on the scene, one of whom was later identified as suffering from Autism. The other man was later identified as an employee of an Assisted Living Facility. At some point during the on-scene negotiation, one of the responding officers discharged his weapon, striking the employee of the ALF. He was transported to the Ryder Trauma Center with non-life threatening injuries. Per Departmental policy, the officer involved in the shooting has been placed on administrative leave. The investigation continues with the assistance of the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office. Anyone who has additional information, or may have witnessed the incident is asked to call the North Miami Police Department. Please call 305.891.0294 The North Miami Police Department will not be providing any on camera interviews.

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Jonathan Aledda - Personnel File

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

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