Man killed by Miami-Dade police stabbed mother, two sisters


A man killed by police on Sunday had stabbed three relatives and confronted arriving police officers, Miami-Dade police said on Monday.

Police said the domestic violence incident began at around 5:30 p.m. when units were called to a home at 15015 Monroe St. on a report that three woman had been stabbed.

The suspect, Joe White III, 48, had attacked his mother and two sisters. As the officers tried to question White, he tried to run. A confrontation ensued with an officer and shots were fired.

White was fatally wounded and pronounced deceased at the scene. No officer was injured.

The three female victims were airlifted to Kendall Regional Trauma Center, where they are in stable condition.

The police-involved shooting is under investigation by the department.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers at 305-471-8477 or 866- 471-8477

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