Jorge Santiago Tapia Killed by Miami-Dade Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
SW 137th Ave and SW 280th St
Mapping Police Violence:

Police said Tapia robbed a pharmacy of money at gunpoint, and was fatally shot minutes later after he pointed a gun at officers from his car during a brief pursuit.

Victim's Name: Jorge Santiago Tapia

Agency Responsible: Miami-Dade Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 15

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: October 15, 2015

County: Miami-Dade

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Car

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 916

Geography: Suburban

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