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May 6, 2014 — South Daytona

Officers from South Daytona and Daytona Beach police departments were pursuing the suspect in a rape and robbery case that occurred at Hot Tans.

According to police, the store’s video shows that Cheney Pinkney, 28, pulled a handgun from his waistband as he ran out of the back of the building.

In the parking lot, he turned and aimed it at officers. Officers Kera Cantrell and Michael Charla fired two shots, killing Pickney. Read more

5 ways this case compares to others

  1. Pinkney was armed with a firearm. That’s true of almost half the people shot.
  2. Pinkney was suspected of being involved in an armed robbery. That's true in 1 of every 9 police .
  3. Pinkney was fleeing from police or a crime scene, which is true in a quarter of shootings.
  4. Officers was chasing Pinkney on foot before shooting him. Officers shot 105 people during foot pursuits.
  5. Pinkney pointed a weapon at officers. Twenty-eight percent of shootings involved people who police say pointed a weapon at them.

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