Police Shoot Man Outside Marlins Park After Game Begins

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photo by Phillip via Wikimedia Commons
As if getting pounded 10-1 last night by the Milwaukee Brewers to keep the worst record in baseball wasn't bad enough for the Marlins, a Miami police officer shot and critically wounded a man just outside the ballpark shortly after the game began.

The shooting, which was related to a drug investigation, prompted fans to wander past a taped-off scene and a full police investigation after the game.

Details are still slim on what sparked the shooting. Around 7:45 p.m., about a half-hour after the first pitch, officers stopped a car at NW 17th Avenue and Third Street, near the stadium's southwest corner.

Officers were conducting a "narcotics investigation," says department spokeswoman Officer Kenia Reyes, which went awry after they ordered a man out of a car. When the man made a sudden move, the Miami Herald reports, police shot him.

The suspect, who hasn't been named yet, was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital with critical injuries.

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Frank Castle
Frank Castle

fuck city of miami police, they should all get fired

frankd4
frankd4 topcommenter

of course NO FANs were HIT by gunfire - there are only an average of twelve per game in attendance

frankd4
frankd4 topcommenter

was it LORIA ?

Evin Safdia
Evin Safdia

You build a stadium in the ghetto, what do you expect?

James G. Camp
James G. Camp

You know, if your not selling drugs or doing them, you generally have no problems with the police ?

Greg Ramirez
Greg Ramirez

sudden move? like what ? looking for your registration...smh

Nicholas Siberio
Nicholas Siberio

That's about as much action as that stadium has seen since it's inception.

offbeatblink
offbeatblink

He must have been trying to leave the game early.

Goey246
Goey246

@Evin Safdia This really isn't the ghetto. 


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