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Aug. 28, 2012 — Marianna

Victor Morales robbed a woman of her cell phone while she was parked at a CVS pharmacy.

Deputies and K-9 tracking teams from correctional facilities searched for Morales, 23, for about four hours. He was spotted several times and eventually came out of the woods behind a Road-Mart, attempting to make his way to Highway 90.

Officials said that he pulled a gun from his pocket as he ducked back into the woods. Capt. Joey Rabon and Corrections Officer Travis Hatcher entered the woods after him. Read more

5 ways this case compares to others

  1. Morales was armed with a firearm. That’s true of almost half the people shot.
  2. Morales was suspected of being involved in an armed robbery. That's true in 1 of every 9 police .
  3. Morales was fleeing from police or a crime scene, which is true in a quarter of shootings.
  4. Officers was chasing Morales on foot before shooting him. Officers shot 105 people during foot pursuits.
  5. Morales pointed a weapon at officers. Twenty-eight percent of shootings involved people who police say pointed a weapon at them.

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