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Aug. 24, 2012 — Miami

Police responded to a call about a suspicious person.

They confronted four men in a Mercedes SUV in Kendall. Driver Stephen Arnoux struck a patrol car escaping and led officers on a high-speed chase through Opa-Locka and Miami Gardens until he crashed into a fence.

Arnoux, 28, jumped out of the car and tried to run into the woods. The officers fired, wounding Arnoux and an unnamed man. During the pursuit, police said that the suspects tried to toss a firearm from the vehicle. All four men were taken into custody. Read more

Arnoux was sentenced to 22 months in prison on burglary and aggravated assault charges. The other man was not charged.

This was the 92nd police shooting in Florida in 2012.

Three days earlier, one officer shot one person in Lake City .

Two days later, one officer shot one person in Suwannee .

2 ways this case compares to others

  1. Arnoux was fleeing from police or a crime scene, which is true in a quarter of shootings.
  2. Officer was chasing Arnoux on foot before shooting him. Officers shot 105 people during foot pursuits.

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