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Latino Daily News

Thursday January 20, 2011

BREAKING NEWS:  Two Miami-Dade Police Officers Killed When Serving Warrant

Officer Roger Castillo and an unidentified female officer from Miami-Dade were shot to death in a gunfight with suspects they were trying to serve warrants on.  Officer Castillo, a father of three died at the scene, the female officer died at the hospital.

One unidentified suspect was also killed, with another suspect taken into custody.  Florida police said they are not looking for any other suspects.  This is the first time in several decades that a police officer was murdered in South Florida.

The shootings occurred at a home located at Seventh Avenue and 69th Street, around noon, when a homicide warrant was being served there.  Nearby schools were put on lockdown.