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June 6, 2012 — Orlando

Five women got into an altercation at the Roxy nightclub around 2 a.m. They were ejected but continued to exchange words outside.

As she was leaving, Emily Cox, 19, drove her SUV onto the sidewalk toward two of the women. They jumped out of the way.

Officer Sergio Ramos, who was working off-duty security, tried to stop Cox. Read more

She drove toward him and Ramos fired at the car, striking Cox in the shoulder. She hit him in the leg.

Cox continued driving to a parking lot half a mile away, where her passenger called 911.

This was the 58th police shooting in Florida in 2012.

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

One day later, one officer shot one person in Boynton Beach .

3 ways this case compares to others

  1. Officer Ramos was involved in one other shooting from 2009 to 2014. Eighty-five officers were involved in more than one shooting during that time period.
  2. Cox was shot after injuring an officer with a vehicle. That's extremely rare; it happened only 20 times.
  3. Cox and 94 other people who police shot reportedly drove at an officer.

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