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Feb. 4, 2009 — Miami

Five police detectives were running a surveillance operation in a Best Buy parking lot in Kendall where there had been car break-ins.

According to police, Junior Carrales broke into an unmarked van that was actually a police vehicle, to steal a computer.

Police confronted him and he jumped into the car of Christian Estrada Morales, 25, who then drove toward an officer and hit several cars in an attempt to escape. Officers Elton Matthis, Frank Reynolds and Alex Rizo opened fire, killing Morales and critically wounding Carrales. Read more

Court records indicate Carrales, 28, pleaded guilty to burglary of a conveyance and second-degree felony murder for the death of Morales.

This was the 15th police shooting in Florida in 2009.

The same day, one officer shot two people in Hollywood .

One day later, one officer shot one person in Jacksonville .

2 ways this case compares to others

  1. Officers approached Morales after he was suspected of committing a minor crime. That’s true in 1 of every 12 cases.
  2. Morales and 94 other people who police shot reportedly drove at an officer.

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