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Jan. 17, 2013 — Miami

Suspected of committing three armed robberies within 10 minutes, Dedrick Lewis was running from police.

Officials said that Lewis, 24, turned and reached toward his waistband. Officer Anthony Pomar fired, wounding him, according to a report in the Daytona Beach News-Journal. Read more

4 ways this case compares to others

  1. Lewis did not immediately comply with police instruction, a factor in nearly a quarter of shootings.
  2. Lewis was suspected of being involved in an armed robbery. That's true in 1 of every 9 police .
  3. Lewis was fleeing from police or a crime scene, which is true in a quarter of shootings.
  4. Officer was chasing Lewis on foot before shooting him. Officers shot 105 people during foot pursuits.

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