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April 1, 2011 — Orlando

Around 3 a.m., sheriff's deputies responded to reports of a stabbing at Betty's Laughing Horse Tavern.

When deputies Hector Lopez and Daniel Shapiro arrived at the biker bar, they found bartender Clarence Hadler in the street bleeding from stab wounds.

Authorities said that Hadler identified his attacker as Jason L. Greene, whom he had found trying to break into the bar. Greene, 31, had attacked him and taken his gun. Read more

While Deputy Shapiro attended to Hadler, Deputy Lopez intercepted Greene as he walked back toward Hadler. Greene raised a handgun and fired one shot, hitting Deputy Shapiro, who was wearing a bullet-resistant vest.

In response, Lopez fired 14 rounds at Greene, and Shapiro fired eight. Greene was struck 12 times and died.

This was the 31st police shooting in Florida in 2011.

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

Two days later, two officers shot one person in Ocala .

5 ways this case compares to others

  1. Greene was shot after injuring an officer. That was true in 8 percent of shootings.
  2. Greene fired shots at police, which happened in 15 percent of shootings.
  3. Officers shot 22 bullets. The average was eight.
  4. Greene was armed with a firearm. That’s true of almost half the people shot.
  5. Greene was suspected of being involved in an armed robbery. That's true in 1 of every 9 police .

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