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May 4, 2013 — Miami

Passengers on a transit bus reported that a man was waving a gun.

Officers Janet Henry and Krystal Spence-Scarlett confronted Frito Valcin, 38, as he was getting off the bus near Miami Dade College's North Campus.

Shots were fired and Valcin fell. Officers then noticed that he had a grenade in his other hand and they called the bomb squad. Valcin died at the scene. Read more

3 ways this case compares to others

  1. Valcin was armed with a firearm. That’s true of almost half the people shot.
  2. Valcin showed signs of mental instability. Almost a third of all shootings involved someone who appeared mentally unstable.
  3. Valcin pointed a weapon at officers. Twenty-eight percent of shootings involved people who police say pointed a weapon at them.

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