X

Find a shooting

There were 772 cases of police shootings between 2009 and 2014. Use the filters below to find cases that match a certain set of criteria.

Read more on how we defined these filters

Or start with these randomly selected cases:

WHY COPS SHOOT

Search all cases

Sep. 20, 2011 — Tampa

Police had been called to the Hutchenson home several times. On Sept. 20, 2011, they received reports of a man arguing with an elderly person.

When they arrived, Greg Hutchenson's father met police in the front yard and told them that his son was armed and ready for a shootout. Greg Hutchenson, 45, apparently hadn't been taking his medications.

He appeared in the doorway and threatened police. Hutchinson eventually moved to a window with his handgun and he and Officers John Simpkins, Salvatore Cicolell, Ryan O'Neal and Gerard Doherty exchanged fire. Read more

Hutchenson was hit in the face and abdomen.

He was later convicted of aggravated assault on an officer and sentenced to 12 years in prison.

This was the 93rd police shooting in Florida in 2011.

10 days earlier, one officer shot one person in Winter Park .

Two days later, one officer shot one person in Tallahassee .

4 ways this case compares to others

  1. Hutchenson fired shots at police, which happened in 15 percent of shootings.
  2. Hutchenson was armed with a firearm. That’s true of almost half the people shot.
  3. Hutchenson showed signs of mental instability. Almost a third of all shootings involved someone who appeared mentally unstable.
  4. Hutchenson pointed a weapon at officers. Twenty-eight percent of shootings involved people who police say pointed a weapon at them.

More cases

2012. ST. AUGUSTINE — Andrea Sheldon, a 46-year-old hospice nurse, and her husband, Rick, got into an argument at their rural... 1 killed
2009. ORLANDO — Deputy Robert Ricks attempted to pull over a vehicle for having illegally tinted... 3 injured
2010. WINTER GARDEN — During a movie night, four friends were surprised by two men who entered their Winter Garden apartment... 1 injured