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July 16, 2011 — Gainesville

Around 2:30 a.m., police tried to pull over Tamara Lockley for a traffic violation.

After she finally pulled into a cul-de-sac in the Colony Park subdivision, police say that Lockley reversed and drove at K9 Officer Harry Young as he got out of his patrol car, crashing into it. She then drove toward Officer Rabindranauth Narayan, who fired one shot, reports said.

Lockley, 46, drove at four other officers, some of whom fired at her. She stopped in the front yard of a house but refused to get out of the car. Officers eventually arrested her after using a stun gun and pepper spray. Read more

Lockley, a nurse, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for attempted murder, aggravated assault on an officer and fleeing. In a court document, she said that she had drunk wine and used cocaine that night after a celebration. She said that police fired at her 14 times, hitting her once in the hip.

This was the 71st police shooting in Florida in 2011.

One day earlier, two officers shot one person in Pembroke Pines .

Three days later, one officer shot one person in Quincy .

5 ways this case compares to others

  1. Lockley was among the 7 percent of people who appeared to be on drugs before being shot.
  2. Officer approached Lockley after she was suspected of committing a minor crime. That’s true in 1 of every 12 cases.
  3. Lockley was drinking alcohol before being shot. That’s true in about 10 percent of police shootings.
  4. Lockley and 94 other people who police shot reportedly drove at an officer.
  5. This shooting came after an officer pulled over Lockley for a traffic violation. Seventy-seven cases began with a traffic stop.

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