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Oct. 30, 2010 — Orlando

Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to West Fairbanks Avenue to investigate a burglary call.

Upon arrival, they observed a red Oldsmobile in the driveway and approached it. The driver, Andrea Anderson, exited the vehicle and complied with police while the passenger jumped into the driver's seat and put the car in reverse.

At the bottom of the driveway, he collided with an sheriff's cruiser. Read more

Two deputies standing near the front of their cars fired their shotguns into the car, striking Brian "Blinkie" Lamar Lawson, 36, in the thigh, hand, arm and face.

Lawson was able to flee but crashed farther down the road. He was detained after a brief chase.

The officers who shot Lawson were deputies Tom Lassiter and Mark Watkins.

The FDLE investigated the incident and found that evidence supported the officers' account of events and that they had not violated policy.

Lawson was charged with, among other things, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and aggravated fleeing/eluding from a law enforcement officer.

He was convicted and sentenced to more than 15 years in prison.

This was the 89th police shooting in Florida in 2010.

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

Four days later, one officer shot one person in Pompano Beach .

2 ways this case compares to others

  1. Lawson and 94 other people who police shot reportedly drove at an officer.
  2. Lawson was fleeing from police or a crime scene, which is true in a quarter of shootings.

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