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Feb. 11, 2013 — Florida City

Vincent Stroud, 23, was being investigated by police.

Officers Lourdes Hernandez, Michael Mendez and Robert Perez, from a robbery and burglary unit, located Stroud. Officials say that he was armed and refused commands to lower his weapon. The officers shot and wounded him when he raised his gun toward them, according to a report in the Daytona Beach News-Journal.

Stroud was sentenced to two years probation for aggravated assault and resisting with violence. Read more

3 ways this case compares to others

  1. Stroud did not immediately comply with police instruction, a factor in nearly a quarter of shootings.
  2. Stroud was armed with a firearm. That’s true of almost half the people shot.
  3. Stroud pointed a weapon at officers. Twenty-eight percent of shootings involved people who police say pointed a weapon at them.

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