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Feb. 5, 2009 — Jacksonville

Two undercover narcotics officers posing as drug buyers were in a car waiting for a suspect to return.

A different man, Theo James Brenner, 22, approached the car with a pill bottle in hand.

Brenner pulled out a gun, handed one officer the pill bottle and said, "I'm supposed to give you this," and then pointed a gun in the face of the officer in the driver's seat, saying, "Give me your money, crackers." Both officers fired at Brenner, who also fired a shot that barely missed both the officers' heads, according to reports. Read more

Brenner was killed, but no one else was hurt.

Investigators said they could not determine who fired first. One of the officer's wallets was found in Brenner's pocket.

This was the 17th police shooting in Florida in 2009.

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

Three days later, one officer shot one person in Jacksonville .

5 ways this case compares to others

  1. Brenner fired shots at police, which happened in 15 percent of shootings.
  2. Brenner was shot during an undercover sting. That was true in less than four percent of cases.
  3. Brenner was armed with a firearm. That’s true of almost half the people shot.
  4. Brenner was suspected of being involved in an armed robbery. That's true in 1 of every 9 police .
  5. Brenner pointed a weapon at officers. Twenty-eight percent of shootings involved people who police say pointed a weapon at them.

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