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Feb. 11, 2011 — Jacksonville

A U.S. Marshals Service task force was attempting to arrest Barion Blake, 30, a fugitive from New York wanted for auto theft and aggravated assault.

Police said Blake jumped off a second-story balcony and then shot at them six times with a handgun.

Once Blake began shooting, St. Johns County Deputy Joefrey Alvarez fired 26 times from his AR-15 rifle and Officer Wes Bowen of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office fired 14 rounds from his .40-caliber Glock pistol. Read more

5 ways this case compares to others

  1. Deputy Alvarez was involved in one other shooting from 2009 to 2014. Eighty-five officers were involved in more than one shooting during that time period.
  2. Deputy Bowen was involved in one other shooting from 2009 to 2014. Eighty-five officers were involved in more than one shooting during that time period.
  3. Blake fired shots at police, which happened in 15 percent of shootings.
  4. Officers shot 40 bullets. The average was eight.
  5. Blake was armed with a firearm. That’s true of almost half the people shot.

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