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Sep. 5, 2012 — Orlando

Around 9 p.m., three officers arrived at the Camden Reserve Apartments to investigate a robbery. Three brothers had called police to say they had been robbed at gunpoint.

The officers spotted Omarri Williams, 17. When one approached him, police say Williams turned and fired at them.

Officers Alberto Negron, Ben Chisari and Travis Lamont fired more than 100 shots at Williams, hitting him 19 times. He died at the scene. Read more

Richard Calderon, Williams' companion, was arrested Sept. 17 and confirmed the robbery. Investigators recovered a .380-caliber handgun near Williams' body, but Williams' mother disputed that gun residue was found on Williams.

This was the 98th police shooting in Florida in 2012.

The same day, one officer shot one person in Pensacola .

One day later, three officers shot one person in Hallandale Beach .

4 ways this case compares to others

  1. Williams fired shots at police, which happened in 15 percent of shootings.
  2. Officers shot 100 bullets. The average was eight.
  3. Williams was armed with a firearm. That’s true of almost half the people shot.
  4. Williams was suspected of being involved in an armed robbery. That's true in 1 of every 9 police .

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