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Feb. 14, 2011 — Orlando

In the early hours of Valentine's Day, deputies responded to a report of an armed carjacking.

The two suspects, driver Jacob Nelson, 22, and Charles Pryor, 24, were chased by a several deputies to the intersection of Hiawasse Road and Gadwell Lane, where they were cornered.

According to law enforcement, as the two suspects drove the stolen car into at least three squad cars, deputies Alexander Floyd, Daniel Hilley and Travis Ring fired, killing Nelson. Read more

4 ways this case compares to others

  1. Nelson was armed with a firearm. That’s true of almost half the people shot.
  2. Pryor was armed with a firearm. That’s true of almost half the people shot.
  3. Nelson and Pryor were suspected of being involved in an armed robbery. That's true in 1 of every 9 police .
  4. Nelson and Pryor were fleeing from police or a crime scene, which is true in a quarter of shootings.

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