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May 13, 2014 — Citrus Springs

Around 10 p.m., David Barclay, 41, went to the home of his estranged wife and forced his way in to see his 3-year-old son, according to the sheriff's office.

Amanda Barclay's roommate managed to slip out of the house with her young daughter and call 911.

She described a depressed man who said he wanted to see his son one last time. She said that Barclay had fired his gun several times inside the house. Read more

Amanda Barclay had been granted a protective injunction against her husband and had filed for divorce.

As a SWAT team was setting up, David Barclay came outside and fired a handgun at deputies. Deputies Jon Seffern, James Sudlow, Paul Viggiano and trainee Lee Meloche returned fire, wounding him.

Barclay then killed himself with a shot to the head.

This was the 51st police shooting in Florida in 2014.

One day earlier, four officers shot two people in Tallahassee .

Two days later, one officer shot one person in New Port Richey .

5 ways this case compares to others

  1. Barclay fired shots at police, which happened in 15 percent of shootings.
  2. A SWAT or tactical team was involved in the incident. Tactical teams are involved in 7 percent of police shootings.
  3. Barclay was armed with a firearm. That’s true of almost half the people shot.
  4. Barclay was involved in a domestic disturbance, a factor in 115 cases.
  5. Barclay showed signs of mental instability. Almost a third of all shootings involved someone who appeared mentally unstable.

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