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Aug. 12, 2011 — Orlando

Wesley Sylvester Moore, 49, was shot and killed when a sheriff's felony squad went to Gamble Drive in the Pine Hills area to serve felony arrest warrants.

Moore was wanted for aggravated battery with a motor vehicle, grand theft and carjacking.

According to authorities, when they entered a home, Moore lunged at a deputy with a knife. Agent Derek Coll fired one fatal shot at Moore. Read more

Neighbors accused deputies of searching two other homes without search warrants before finding Moore in the third house.

This was the 80th police shooting in Florida in 2011.

The same day, two officers shot one person in Miami .

Two days later, one officer shot one person in Wellington .

2 ways this case compares to others

  1. Moore approached police in a threatening manner before being shot. That's true in almost 10% of police shootings.
  2. Moore was armed with a blade/stabbing implement. Only 80 other people were armed the same way.

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