Video shows Miami Beach police fatally shooting alleged bank robber carrying a …

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Alleged bank robber shot and killed by Miami Beach police on Alton Road.

A 24-year-old New York woman was arrested after stabbing another woman during a fight at the popular Art Basel show in Miami, prompting at least one patron to think he was watching performance art. Police officers responding to a report of a robbery in Miami Beach on Saturday fatally shot a shirtless man during a standoff that was captured on cellphone video.

A grisly scene unfolded Saturday morning in the middle of a busy South Beach thoroughfare when police shot and killed a man who allegedly held up a bank, fled to a nearby barbershop and then confronted officers with a straight edge razor — a startling moment captured on video and quickly shared on social media.MIAMI BEACH, Florida: Katie Holmes sings, dances and is even making her directorial debut, but the actress admits she’s not much of an art collector and was eager to explore Art Basel Miami Beach for the first time. “I really appreciate art,” said Holmes, who said she follows Jose Parla on Instagram and is friends with the photographer who goes by JR. The crazed attacker, later identified as New Yorker Siyuan Zhao, slashed and stabbed her victim in the arms and neck with an X-Acto knife Friday night during an exhibiton at the Miami Beach Convention Center, the Miami Herald reported. She’s also a fan of Cy Twombly. “I have a toe in the art world.” She also enjoys painting with Suri, her 9-year-old daughter with ex-husband Tom Cruise, but says dismissively “it’s just a hobby. The pair had gotten into a fight after the victim confronted Zhao about following her around the celebrity-studded art show and bumping into her several times, the report states.

A bank employee called 911 around 10:30 a.m. and reported that the suspect was armed with a bomb and had passed a note to a teller, according to Detective Kathleen Prieto, a Miami Beach Police Department spokeswoman. The city’s police has said the man was suspected of attempting to rob a Bank of America branch just before 10.30am, just blocks from some of the city’s most popular tourist destinations of South Beach and the Art Deco district.

We just have fun.” Holmes, who wore a red Azzedine Alaia dress and Manolo Blahnik heels, was among dozens of celebrities who descended on the prestigious art fair this week, including rocker Lenny Kravitz, who unveiled a photo exhibit, Alicia Keys, Eva Longoria, Ricky Martin and Leonardo DiCaprio. “Contrary to rumors, Khan is not playing the lead and will only be seen in a cameo,” a source from the film’s unit said, adding that it is a women-centric project with three male leads. This will be the filmmaker’s second project as a director, after her critically and commercially successful movie English Vinglish, which released in 2012.

Event organizers had ramped up security at this year’s event in wake of last week’s mass shooting in California and called the bizarre attack “an isolated incident that was immediately secured.” Gregg Hill, a sculptor visiting from New York, told the Herald he saw the victim being wheeled out on a gurney but never suspected she was the victim of a violent act. “I never would have thought there would be a stabbing at Art Basel. At that instant, the video shows, one police officer shoots a Taser at the man’s chest, and almost simultaneously a second police officer fires his assault rifle at the man.

Police Chief Daniel Oates said one officer on the scene was wearing a body camera that also captured the deadly encounter, but that the video cannot be released to the public yet under state law. “It’s a horrible, isolated incident,” said Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine. “As we learn more about this incident from Miami-Dade police, from the state attorney’s office, we will make sure to keep everyone informed.” Miami-Dade Det. A crowd of about 50 people watched the encounter unfold from across the street, and several people recorded it on their cellphones, he said. “You could feel the tension when you walked across the street, like something like that was going to happen,” said Mr.

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