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Dec. 19, 2009 — Jacksonville

Deputy R.C. Hope shot Trumaine Corbitt when Corbitt reached for a .380-caliber handgun that he had dropped while fleeing a traffic stop.

Corbitt, 27, was wounded by one shot to his side.

A K-9 tracked him to a nearby house and officers found a loaded gun on the roof. Deputy Hope had pulled over Corbitt because his car matched the description from a 911 call about an armed man who had forced his way into a woman's apartment. Read more

3 ways this case compares to others

  1. Corbitt was armed with a firearm. That’s true of almost half the people shot.
  2. Corbitt was fleeing from police or a crime scene, which is true in a quarter of shootings.
  3. Officer was chasing Corbitt on foot before shooting him. Officers shot 105 people during foot pursuits.

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