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Sep. 7, 2014 — Wilton Manors

Thomas Carberry, 50, was reported to Wilton Manors police by his roommates for making threats to kill himself and them, and for firing shots outside their residence.

Officers Rick Shawver and Robert Ferguson arrived minutes later and ordered Carberry to drop his weapon, but he did not. He told officers, "Shoot me." Because he did not comply with the order, Sgt. Rick Shawver and Officer Robert Ferguson shot Carberry. He later died at the hospital. Read more

4 ways this case compares to others

  1. Carberry did not immediately comply with police instruction, a factor in nearly a quarter of shootings.
  2. Carberry was armed with a firearm. That’s true of almost half the people shot.
  3. Carberry told someone that he wanted officers to kill him. That preceded 10 percent of police shootings.
  4. Carberry showed signs of mental instability. Almost a third of all shootings involved someone who appeared mentally unstable.

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