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Dec. 31, 2014 — Miami

Officers went to a home in Miramar looking for a white Nissan Altima seen leaving the armed robbery of a Western Union office.

Eric Tyrone Forbes, 28, and Stacy Williams, 28, arrived at the home, noticed the officers and sped off. The police pursued them from Broward into Miami-Dade County. The pair ditched the car in a neighborhood in Miami's Liberty City.

Police said that Forbes then fired at them. Two officers returned fire, killing him. Read more

Williams was taken into custody. Forbes, who had served time for robbery and carjacking, was wanted on a probation violation at the time.

Williams was arrested and charged with resisting arrest without violence and marijuana possession, charges later dismissed.

This was the 130th police shooting in Florida in 2014.

Two days earlier, two officers shot one person in St. Augustine .

4 ways this case compares to others

  1. Forbes fired shots at police, which happened in 15 percent of shootings.
  2. Forbes was armed with a firearm. That’s true of almost half the people shot.
  3. Forbes was suspected of being involved in an armed robbery. That's true in 1 of every 9 police .
  4. Forbes was fleeing from police or a crime scene, which is true in a quarter of shootings.

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