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Jan. 8, 2013 — Lake Worth

Josef Orta, 23, called 911 and told dispatchers that his wife was going to kill him.

Angella Falconi, 24, could be heard yelling that she was going to stab Orta.

When Deputies Ryan Reza and Joshua Eley arrived about 2:45 a.m., Orta was stumbling and then crawling away from the apartment. Falconi was slashing at him with a large butcher knife. Read more

She grabbed for Orta's shirt and the deputies fired nine rounds. Falconi, stuck six times, died.

It was the second domestic violence call to the address in four months.

In 2011, Deputy Reza fatally shot 23-year-old Jesus Barreto in Lake Worth. Barreto had gone after deputies with a knife, officials said.

This was the seventh police shooting in Florida in 2013.

Three days earlier, one officer shot one person in Orlando .

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

3 ways this case compares to others

  1. Deputy Reza 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. Falconi was armed with a blade/stabbing implement. Only 80 other people were armed the same way.
  3. Falconi were involved in a domestic disturbance, a factor in 115 cases.

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