Miami-Dade police shoot, kill robbery suspect

Detectives find gun on suspect

MIAMI - Miami-Dade police shot and killed a suspect during a robbery investigation late Tuesday.

It happened in the 1400 block of Northwest 113rd Street about 11:15 p.m.

According to investigators, robbery detectives were conducting surveillance in the area when they saw the suspect, identified as David Alexis, 26, park near the detectives' vehicle.

Alexis exited his car and walked toward the detectives with a hand behind his back.

Police said the detectives identified themselves as police officers but a fight ensued. Alexis was shot and killed.

Detectives recovered a firearm on Alexis at the scene, said police. 

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