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Jan. 15, 2013 — Orlando

Police were on Cinderlane Parkway conducting surveillance in a drug investigation when two men entered and left the apartment that was under observation.

Two officers approached the men. Officials say Sadiki Allwood, 23, pulled a .357 Magnum, fired and ran away.

Det. Remy Randall returned fire and pursued Allwood, who fired once more. Read more

Randall caught up with him in a neighboring apartment complex. Allwood was wounded in the left shoulder.

Makabee Seow, 28, retreated inside the apartment but was driven out by tear gas and arrested on charges of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Allwood was later sentenced to life in prison on two counts of attempted murder.

This was the 11th police shooting in Florida in 2013.

Two days earlier, two officers shot one person in Indialantic .

One day later, two officers shot two people in Orlando .

6 ways this case compares to others

  1. Allwood was among the 7 percent of people who appeared to be on drugs before being shot.
  2. Allwood fired shots at police, which happened in 15 percent of shootings.
  3. The officer shot 12 bullets. The average was eight.
  4. Allwood was armed with a firearm. That’s true of almost half the people shot.
  5. Allwood was fleeing from police or a crime scene, which is true in a quarter of shootings.
  6. Officer was chasing Allwood on foot before shooting him. Officers shot 105 people during foot pursuits.

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