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Aug. 22, 2009 — Pompano Beach

Deputies were staking out the Dixie Way Superstore, which had been robbed four times in a little more than a month.

Shortly after 9 p.m., Antonio Brady, 20, robbed the store using a handgun.

Deputies challenged him when he emerged and shots were exchanged. Sgt. Mark Alexander and Deputies Ryan Zimber, Albury Burrows, Eric Cieza-Aguilar, Steven Handras and Erick Quigley fired 26 times. Read more

Brady ran off but collapsed nearby with seven gunshot wounds.

A customer inside the store was grazed in the shooting.

Brady survived and was sentenced to 15 years in prison.

This was the 92nd police shooting in Florida in 2009.

The same day, one officer shot one person in Jacksonville .

Five days later, three officers shot one person in Miami Gardens .

6 ways this case compares to others

  1. Deputy Quigley 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. Brady fired shots at police, which happened in 15 percent of shootings.
  3. Officers shot 26 bullets. The average was eight.
  4. Brady was armed with a firearm. That’s true of almost half the people shot.
  5. Brady was suspected of being involved in an armed robbery. That's true in 1 of every 9 police .
  6. Brady was fleeing from police or a crime scene, which is true in a quarter of shootings.

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