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Nov. 3, 2010 — Pompano Beach

The Selective Enforcement Team was conducting an undercover buy-and-bust operation. A detective met with Justin Wade Tellis in a Taco Bell parking lot to buy drugs.

Tellis, 26, completed the sale and drove out of the parking lot, where he was stopped by other officers.

Broward sheriff's Deputy Erick Quigley, positioned in front of Tellis' vehicle, told Tellis to stop, but says Tellis drove toward him so Quigley fired five shots through the windshield, striking Tellis once in the arm. Read more

4 ways this case compares to others

  1. Deputy Quigley 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. Officer approached Tellis after he was suspected of committing a minor crime. That’s true in 1 of every 12 cases.
  3. Tellis was shot during an undercover sting. That was true in less than four percent of cases.
  4. Tellis and 94 other people who police shot reportedly drove at an officer.

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