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April 20, 2014 — Kissimmee

During a traffic stop in the Indian Point subdivision, Deputy Michael MacCallum realized ex-convict and "habitual offender" Ridge White had a warrant for violating probation.

He also believed he saw drugs in White's car.

As MacCallum tried to arrest White, who had just turned 26, he broke away. The deputy caught up with him and the two began to fight. Read more

A resident tried to help the deputy, who was being pummeled. White tried to run but the deputy fired five rounds at him. White was critically injured but recovered. He had been released from prison in October, convicted of burglary and sexual battery.

He was convicted in May 2016 of battery against the deputy and resisting arrest with violence.

This was the 38th police shooting in Florida in 2014.

Five days earlier, two officers shot one person in Leesburg .

Two days later, five officers shot one person in Merritt Island .

4 ways this case compares to others

  1. White was shot after injuring an officer. That was true in 8 percent of shootings.
  2. White was shot after resisting arrest. A total of 114 people were shot while resisting arrest.
  3. Officer was chasing White on foot before shooting him. Officers shot 105 people during foot pursuits.
  4. This shooting came after an officer pulled over White for a traffic violation. Seventy-seven cases began with a traffic stop.

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