Skip to comments.Man Shot and Killed in Front of Family in Miami Home Invasion
Posted on 02/17/2013 9:36:36 AM PST by nickcarraway
Police searching for two men behind fatal shooting
A Miami man who tried to protect his wife and daughter from a pair of home invaders was shot and killed early Wednesday, family members said.
Miami Police say they're looking for two heavily armed suspects who ambushed the family inside their home in the area of Northwest 16th Avenue and 44th Street.
"We call these two men beasts," Miami Police spokeswoman Kenia Reyes said.
Family members said 36-year-old Maurice Harris and his wife and 11-year-old daughter were inside the home when the two men broke in around midnight.
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"We are all numb, in disbelief," said Harris' mother-in-law, Annie Streeter, who said her daughter and Harris had been married fot 14 years.
According to Streeter, Harris was shot after he stepped in to stop one of the men who aimed his weapon at his daughter.
"Someone took the gun and put it to her head and like, had them hostage there," she said.
The men shot Harris, who was rushed to Ryder Trauma Center where he was later pronounced dead.
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"I was like in disbelief that something like this could happen, cause they're a loving family," Streeter said. "The one thing I do know, that he gave his life trying to save his family."
Police said they're looking for the suspects and are asking anyone with information to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.
I suspect they look like they could be Obama's sons.
Maurice Harris should have known: Never bring righteous liberal indignation to a gun fight.
This home invasion happened in the middle of one of the worst neighborhoods in Miami called Liberty City.
Lost me! Two thugs break in, hold the family at gunpoint, shoot and kill the father and then just walk out???
You would think that a "loving family" would be exempt from these violent crimes. Maybe we could pass a law.
Miami is our Detroit.
Liberals would like you to believe that the victims family should have solice in the fact that he obeyed all the gun laws.