Man shot, killed by police identified

Man injured at scene

Published On: Jul 15 2012 07:35:29 AM EDT   Updated On: Jul 16 2012 04:34:51 PM EDT
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NORTHEAST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. -

A man shot and killed by a Miami-Dade police officer has been identified.

The incident unfolded just West of West Dixie Highway and Northeast 144th Street. Police said they were called to the area after hearing reports of a fight.

When police arrived, they found John Fisher suffering from a stab wound in the street. One Miami-Dade police officer said he was forced to open fire on Timmie Williams, who was holding a knife and refused to drop the weapon. Williams died.

Fisher was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital in stable condition.

No officers were injured.