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Suspect in deputy's shooting now in jail

Published Oct. 2, 2005

A man accused of shooting a Hillsborough deputy in the leg during a scuffle, and who was himself shot four times by deputies, was released from Tampa General Hospital to jail Thursday.

Terrinson Walker was charged with first-degree attempted murder, three counts of aggravated assault, unlawful taking of a law enforcement officer's firearm, robbery with a weapon, and felon in possession of a firearm. He was being held without bail.

Deputies who tried to stop Walker on Oct. 23 in connection with a hit-and-run accident had to use their batons to get him out of the car. As they struggled, authorities said Walker grabbed a deputy's gun and fired. Deputies returned fire. The state attorney's office declined to press charges against the officers.

Court: Man practiced

law without license

TAMPA _ The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that Tampa resident Charles Eidson had practiced law without a license and forbade him from doing so again.

Eidson, known for leading his anti-Semitic Church of the Avenger in Tampa, accepted $100 from a woman to help her get a traffic citation dismissed in 1994, said the Supreme Court ruling.

Her license was later suspended, the ruling stated. Eidson was assessed $2,406.14 in costs in the case.