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Oct. 27, 2013 — Jacksonville

About 8:50 p.m., two officers in an unmarked car saw a man matching the description of a suspect in the armed robbery of a convenience store.

When they approached, Jarmel Anthony Cosby, 28, ran.

Sheriff's officials said that the officers ran after Cosby. Officer Marc Crawford was behind Cosby when he fell while jumping a fence between two houses. Cosby dropped a handgun. Read more

When he ignored commands and attempted to pick it up, Crawford fired three times, killing him.

Authorities said a ski mask was found in Cosby's backpack and surveillance footage from the store confirmed that he was the robber.

A sheriff's inquiry cleared Crawford.

This was the 115th police shooting in Florida in 2013.

The same day, two officers shot one person in Hialeah .

One day later, one officer shot one person in Tampa .

5 ways this case compares to others

  1. Officer Crawford 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. Cosby did not immediately comply with police instruction, a factor in nearly a quarter of shootings.
  3. Cosby was armed with a firearm. That’s true of almost half the people shot.
  4. Cosby was suspected of being involved in an armed robbery. That's true in 1 of every 9 police .
  5. Officer was chasing Cosby on foot before shooting him. Officers shot 105 people during foot pursuits.

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