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July 21, 2011 — Orlando

A task force was trailing Michael Jenkins, the suspect in a violent robbery and unrelated murder.

Jenkins, 30, suddenly stopped in traffic. Members of the Orange County Sheriff's Office, the Orlando Police Department, the U.S. Marshals Service and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, driving unmarked vehicles, surrounded him on three sides. Jenkins started ramming the vehicles in front of and behind him, authorities said, in an attempt to escape.

Four law enforcement officers opened fire, shooting into Jenkins' car 15 times, killing him. Read more

2 ways this case compares to others

  1. Officers shot 15 bullets. The average was eight.
  2. Jenkins was shot after resisting arrest. A total of 114 people were shot while resisting arrest.

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