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April 4, 2013 — Hallandale Beach

Hallandale police officers responding to a burglary call saw two suspects run from a house and enter a parked vehicle.

As officers approached, shouting commands, both suspects were seen reaching for something inside the vehicle, police said.

Officer Kevin Hebert fired four shots, striking Travis F. Dixon once. Read more

4 ways this case compares to others

  1. Officer Hebert was involved in one other shooting from 2009 to 2014. Eighty-five officers were involved in more than one shooting during that time period.
  2. Dixon did not immediately comply with police instruction, a factor in nearly a quarter of shootings.
  3. Police thought Dixon, who was unarmed, was reaching for a weapon before shooting him. Thirty-eight unarmed people were shot when police said they saw them reach for something.
  4. Dixon was shot after resisting arrest. A total of 114 people were shot while resisting arrest.

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