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Oct. 10, 2014 — West Palm Beach

Around 2:15 a.m., Deputy Christopher Cabrera tried to pull over Joshua Jett in a stolen white Volvo.

Jett, who refused to stop, drove into an apartment complex parking lot, followed by Cabrera, authorities said. With no other exit, Cabrera got out of his car. He thought the occupants of the Volvo might run. Instead, he said that Jett turned the car around and drove toward him. Witnesses in the car thought the deputy would be hit.

Cabrera fired his weapon, hitting Jett in the face. Jett continued on until a passenger pulled the emergency brake. Read more

Jett was convicted of reckless driving, grand theft, and fleeing and eluding. He was sentenced to five years each for fleeing and theft.

This was the 98th police shooting in Florida in 2014.

10 days earlier, one officer shot one person in Sunrise .

Two days later, one officer shot one person in Tampa .

1 way this case compares to others

  1. Jett and 94 other people who police shot reportedly drove at an officer.

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