Ryan O. Simms Bio
Ryan O. Simms is identified as the suspect Stabber who shot and killed by the police officer Ricardo Castillo. According to the Police, authorities report Suspect, Ryan O. Simms stabbed to police officer Ricardo Castillo and after the fight Officer shot him over the weekend remained in intensive care Monday
Ryan O. Simms Age
He was 49 years old.
Ryan O. Simm Death
Officer Ricardo Castillo was rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital after the Saturday night incident at 10th Street and Ocean Drive, Miami Beach Police officials said.
Officials said the incident began when security at Mango’s Cafe called to report a man, identified as 49-year-old Ryan O. Simms, threatening their staff with a knife in the 900 blocks of Ocean Drive. Restaurant surveillance footage showed Simms brandishing the knife to a security guard, police said.
Ricardo Castillo and Ryan O. Simms
When officers responded, Simms stabbed Castillo before officers opened fire, killing Simms, officials said. Cell phone footage shot by witnesses captured the shooting.
Both Castillo and Simms were rushed to the hospital, where Simms later died. Castillo underwent surgery and had been listed in stable condition but remained in the ICU on Monday, officials said.
Castillo has been with the department for three years and was a former officer of the month. He previously worked for the Florida Highway Patrol for nearly four years.
Ryan O. Simms Criminal History
Officials said Simms doesn’t have a local arrest record but does have an out-of-state arrest, but no other details were released.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating the incident.
Miami Police Department Tweets
In a series of tweets that began around 9:00 p.m. local time on January 11, the Miami Police Department said that the areas around Ocean Drive and 9 Street and 11 Street had been closed to the public. The Twitter account then said that a police officer had been stabbed and was in stable condition at Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit. The scene was then described as “contained.”
UPDATE: Our injured Officer is being treated at JMH with a stab wound. He is listed in stable condition.
— Miami Beach Police (@MiamiBeachPD) January 12, 2020