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Oct. 22, 2013 — Hialeah

An officer working security inside a Publix Sabor supermarket heard a woman scream in the parking lot.

He called for backup at about 8:30 p.m., and pursued Javier Diaz, 30, who had just attempted to steal the woman's purse. Police said that Diaz eventually got in his car and tried to escape, nearly backing over an officer. A second officer, Antonio Sentmanat, fired four shots, wounding Diaz three times. Read more

4 ways this case compares to others

  1. Officer Sentmanat was involved in one other shooting from 2009 to 2014. Eighty-five officers were involved in more than one shooting during that time period.
  2. Diaz and 94 other people who police shot reportedly drove at an officer.
  3. Diaz was fleeing from police or a crime scene, which is true in a quarter of shootings.
  4. Officer was chasing Diaz on foot before shooting him. Officers shot 105 people during foot pursuits.

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