Police: Man fatally shot during altercation near Miami

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Posted: Sep 24, 2015 6:57 AM

MIAMI (AP) — Miami-Dade police fatally shot a knife-wielding man during a confrontation at an apartment complex.

Police say officers responded to a report of a stabbing in southwest Miami-Dade County early Thursday. When they arrived at the apartment complex, they found that a 13-year-old boy and his mother had been stabbed. The officers found the suspect and shot him during an altercation.

The Miami Herald (http://hrld.us/1WkDmi1 ) reports a security guard at the complex provided first aid to the victims, who were taken to a hospital. They were being interviewed by police Thursday morning.

It's not known what caused the confrontation with the boy and his mother, or with police.

The names of the victims, the suspect or the officers have not been released. The race of those involved wasn't released.

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Information from: The Miami Herald, http://www.herald.com