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Feb. 10, 2014 — North Miami

At about 3:30 a.m., police responded to a burglary in progress at an apartment complex.

They found Franky Charles, 31, breaking into a car, reports stated. Charles took off. Officers caught up with him in another residential neighborhood, where he climbed onto the roof of a house. Police officials said that he struggled with officers, and at some point, Officer Gary Cadet fired his weapon, wounding Charles in the shoulder.

He was sentenced to a year in county jail for resisting an officer without violence and burglary of an unoccupied vehicle. Read more

2 ways this case compares to others

  1. Charles was shot after resisting arrest. A total of 114 people were shot while resisting arrest.
  2. Charles was fleeing from police or a crime scene, which is true in a quarter of shootings.

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