La Garion Smith Killed by Homestead Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
100 NE Civic Ct.
Mapping Police Violence:

Around 2:30 a.m., Homestead Police responded to a burglary-in-progress call at a home. Officers began blocking off the area and reportedly saw a man running away. La Garion Smith allegedly produced a firearm, shot at the Homestead officers, and the officers shot and killed him.

Agency: Homestead Police Department

Motive: Burglary

Confrontation Type: Other Non-Violent Offense

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: No

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: La Garion Smith

Death Date: January 3, 2021

County: Miami-Dade

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 27

Race: Black

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: foot

Washington Post Database ID: 6479

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