Miami Dad Killed Protecting Daughter in Home Invasion

Maurice Harris, 36, tried to prevent two armed men from entering 11-year-old girl's room, police say.
1:15 | 02/14/13

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Shocked and distraught says the mother of this woman who was held -- at gunpoint along with her husband and eleven year old daughter inside the -- home. Family was about to go to sleep. Little girls ST. One two men. Walking and just. -- ambushing a -- Miami police say two men with guns and at this home at north west 43 street and sixteenth avenue around midnight last night. 36 year old Maurice -- first instinct protect his little girl and for that he lost his life. It's real crazy this real crazy -- to the neighborhood. That's it he seemed friendly but sad to us is that these two beasts. Starting. Shooting inside that home the men tried to protect his family loses his life. While police say the two shooters are on the run this broken hearted family -- packing up their belongings and for now leaving home where they lost their loved one. What they won't leave behind is the unbearable final images of the man they loved it she. I think -- -- the pop what happens we'll. Anyone know anything I didn't hope that they will call for would be -- all of its. Seat -- hurting thing. -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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