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Sep. 13, 2010 — Delray Beach

The Delray Beach Police Department SWAT team was executing a search warrant at a local residence.

Intelligence provided to authorities indicated one of the people inside was known to carry a handgun.

Police used a "flash bang" distraction device and one male suspect fled the house. John Bean, 20, ran into a bedroom and slammed the door. Read more

Sgt. Richard Jacobson kicked in the door and said he was confronted by the suspect with a handgun pointed at him. Jacobson fired his AR-15 rifle once, grazing Bean's left shoulder and arm.

Bean was treated and released the same day and faced drug and weapons charges.

Jacobson was cleared by the State Attorney.

This was the 73rd police shooting in Florida in 2010.

Two days earlier, one officer shot one person in Callahan .

One day later, one officer shot one person in Tampa .

3 ways this case compares to others

  1. A SWAT or tactical team was involved in the incident. Tactical teams are involved in 7 percent of police shootings.
  2. Bean was armed with a firearm. That’s true of almost half the people shot.
  3. Bean pointed a weapon at officers. Twenty-eight percent of shootings involved people who police say pointed a weapon at them.

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