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Nov. 20, 2009 — Jacksonville

During a drug sting, Det. David Sosnowski met Bruce Kohn to obtain ecstasy.

Kohn, 22, handed over what authorities believe to be 30 pills of ecstasy and Sosnowski started counting.

As Kohn saw officers approaching, he pulled a revolver from his pocket but didn't aim it at Sosnowski, and said, "You called the police on me?" Sosnowski fired a single shot, which hit Kohn's neck. Read more

He was treated at a nearby hospital for critical injuries, but survived.

Kohn was charged with a felony drug offense. Authorities seized Kohn's gun and found that it was fully loaded.

This was the 119th police shooting in Florida in 2009.

One day earlier, two officers shot one person in Lake Worth .

Three days later, one officer shot one person in North Port .

2 ways this case compares to others

  1. Kohn was shot during an undercover sting. That was true in less than four percent of cases.
  2. Kohn was armed with a firearm. That’s true of almost half the people shot.

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