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Oct. 12, 2014 — Tampa

An officer investigating an early morning armed robbery at an apartment near Ybor City spotted John C. Carr.

Police said Carr, 20, took a shot at Officer Ronald Neipert, then ran away. Neipert pursued in his patrol car, and Carr fired another round. Officer Neipert got out of his car and ran after him.

As Neipert rounded the corner of a building, he came face to face with Carr, who refused to drop his weapon, police said. Read more

As he raised it, Neipert fired.

Carr died 10 days later at Tampa General Hospital. He was on probation for an armed robbery conviction.

This was the 99th police shooting in Florida in 2014.

Two days earlier, one officer shot one person in West Palm Beach .

Eight days later, one officer shot one person in Ocala .

6 ways this case compares to others

  1. Carr did not immediately comply with police instruction, a factor in nearly a quarter of shootings.
  2. Carr fired shots at police, which happened in 15 percent of shootings.
  3. Carr was armed with a firearm. That’s true of almost half the people shot.
  4. Carr was suspected of being involved in an armed robbery. That's true in 1 of every 9 police .
  5. Officer was chasing Carr on foot before shooting him. Officers shot 105 people during foot pursuits.
  6. Carr pointed a weapon at officers. Twenty-eight percent of shootings involved people who police say pointed a weapon at them.

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