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Surveillance video shows moments before police-involved shooting

Jamar Rollins, 21, shot during traffic stop

WEST PERRINE, Fla. – Surveillance video obtained by Local 10 News shows the moments leading up to a fatal police-involved shooting in southwest Miami-Dade County.

The shooting death of Jamar Rollins sparked a firestorm on social media over the weekend.

The 21-year-old was shot and killed by police on Friday during a traffic stop in the community of West Perrine.

In response to the fatal shooting, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Dennis C. Moss, area pastors and law enforcement officials plan to hold a community meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church, 10701 SW 184th St., in West Perrine.

The meeting is being held in an effort to provide an update to concerned residents, according to a media release.

Officers said the shooting took place after an officer noticed someone driving erratically. That vehicle was then pulled over about 6:55 p.m. in the 10100 block of West Indigo Street.

Miami-Dade police said a passenger took off running from the car and  the driver, Rollins, produced a firearm before he was shot.

Since the shooting, some witnesses and relatives contend Rollins was only getting out of the vehicle with his hands up. 

Both officers involved in the shooting have been with the police department for nine years.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating the shooting.


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