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Sep. 20, 2009 — Jacksonville

Patrol officers responded to a complaint that Christopher Reynoso had become violent during an all-night poker game.

Reynoso, 31, had been drinking throughout the night and began fighting and punching his wife, leaving bruises on her face. The wife and their two children escaped from the house.

Callers told police Reynoso was heavily armed and promised to hurt anyone who came in after him. Read more

A SWAT team showed up and evacuated nearby homes, and about five hours later, two marksmen said Reynoso, a Navy veteran, raised a high-powered rifle and looked through its scope out the window of his apartment.

Det. Jeff Moore fired one shot, killing Reynoso. Police fired tear gas into the apartment and entered.

They found Reynoso dead, alongside a shotgun, two handguns and what they described as a large amount of ammunition.

This was the 96th police shooting in Florida in 2009.

16 days earlier, one officer shot one person in Marianna .

Four days later, one officer shot two people in Sarasota .

6 ways this case compares to others

  1. Reynoso did not immediately comply with police instruction, a factor in nearly a quarter of shootings.
  2. A SWAT or tactical team was involved in the incident. Tactical teams are involved in 7 percent of police shootings.
  3. Reynoso was armed with a firearm. That’s true of almost half the people shot.
  4. Reynoso was involved in a domestic disturbance, a factor in 115 cases.
  5. Reynoso was drinking alcohol before being shot. That’s true in about 10 percent of police shootings.
  6. Reynoso pointed a weapon at officers. Twenty-eight percent of shootings involved people who police say pointed a weapon at them.

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