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June 8, 2011 — Miami

Edilberto Santana, 51, was being investigated for several robberies.

Shortly after noon, police spotted him in a white Toyota. They tried to pull him over but he would not stop. Police said that Santana drove into a cul-de-sac and ran from the car into nearby woods. He left behind a female passenger.

At some point there was a confrontation between the pursuing officers and Santana during which he was shot and killed. Read more

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  1. Officer was chasing Santana on foot before shooting him. Officers shot 105 people during foot pursuits.

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