Police Fatally Shoot Man Who Killed Daughter-in-Law in SW Miami-Dade: Cops

The incident began when officers responded to a barricaded person, officials said

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A man who killed his daughter-in-law before barricading himself inside a southwest Miami-Dade home Tuesday morning was fatally shot by officers, authorities said.

Officers responded to the home in the 19800 block of Southwest 180th Avenue shortly before 7 a.m., after the man, identified as 48-year-old Jose Antonio Gainza, apparently stabbed his daughter-in-law, Miami-Dade Police officials said.

Gainza armed himself and ran into one of the home's bedrooms where he barricaded himself, officials said. SWAT officers tried to get him to surrender but a police-involved shooting ensued, and Gainza was killed, officials said.

"The armed subject then confronted the special response team officers, shots were fired," Miami-Dade Police spokesperson Alvaro Zabaleta said. "Once Miami-Dade Fire Rescue entered, they were the ones who pronounced not only the subject, but unfortunately the victim, deceased."

The daughter-in-law was later identified as 27-year-old Ana Iris Rodriguez Reyes. Police said her 2-year-old son was also at the home but wasn't injured.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating the shooting. No other details were immediately known.

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