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Aug. 29, 2014 — Orlando

Deputies conducted a high-risk raid on the home of Jeremy Lewis, 33, who they believed was selling drugs.

Just before 10 a.m., a SWAT team entered Unit B at the address and deployed a flash-bang device. Deputies say that Lewis opened the back door of Unit A, holding a handgun.

When Lewis raised the gun, Deputy Kristopher Lott fired seven rounds. Lewis fell in the doorway. Read more

Deputy Steven Berens ran up as Lewis was moving his hand into the house out of sight. Berens fired three rounds.

Lewis was fatally wounded by six shots, according to emergency personnel, including three to the chest.

Family members dispute the official account.

"They say he was outside, that he went in the house and they followed him back, kicked the back door open and just started shooting and killing him," Patricia Lewis, Jeremy's aunt, said, according to the Orlando Sentinel.

This was the 90th police shooting in Florida in 2014.

One day earlier, one officer shot one person in Bradenton .

Eight days later, two officers shot one person in St. Augustine .

4 ways this case compares to others

  1. A SWAT or tactical team was involved in the incident. Tactical teams are involved in 7 percent of police shootings.
  2. Officers shot 10 bullets. The average was eight.
  3. Lewis was armed with a firearm. That’s true of almost half the people shot.
  4. Lewis pointed a weapon at officers. Twenty-eight percent of shootings involved people who police say pointed a weapon at them.

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