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May 8, 2014 — Hallandale Beach

A police SWAT team was serving a search warrant at the home of Howard Bowe.

They believed drugs were being distributed from the duplex.

At some point, Officer Michael McKenzie felt threatened and shot Bowe, 34. He died 11 days later. Read more

Bowe's pit bull dog, Tank, was killed when he broke free of his chain and charged officers.

The shooting was controversial in Hallandale because it was one of a string involving white officers and black suspects.

Hallandale City Commissioner Anthony Sanders said that Bowe was unarmed.

Bowe's family said he was shot twice in the stomach.

This was the 47th police shooting in Florida in 2014.

The same day, two officers shot one person in Brooksville .

Two days later, one officer shot one person in Pensacola .

1 way this case compares to others

  1. A SWAT or tactical team was involved in the incident. Tactical teams are involved in 7 percent of police shootings.

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