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April 13, 2014 — Miami

Officer Elvis Martinez was flagged down by a person reporting a man with a knife at a nightclub.

According to authorities, two people were holding Christian Lopez-Recio, 23, when Martinez arrived. Two other people who had been stabbed were nearby. Lopez-Recio broke free and advanced toward Martinez. He refused to show his hands and Martinez fired, wounding Lopez-Recio in the stomach.

It was not clear from reports whether he was armed at the time. Read more

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  1. Lopez-Recio was shot after resisting arrest. A total of 114 people were shot while resisting arrest.

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