- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 26, 2017

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A man has died after being shot by police who were investigating him for allegedly violating a domestic violence injunction.

Jacksonville Sheriff’s Director Ron Lendvay said a man and woman had a violent fight Tuesday night and the woman was dragged by her hair. The unidentified man left the scene when officers arrived but returned a few hours later.

Officers returned after midnight and found the man sitting in a car in a driveway. When they tried to arrest him, he allegedly refused to get out and a struggle ensued. Authorities said he was combative. Both officers used their Tasers. They say the man grabbed one of their stun guns and they shot him.

The Florida Times-Union (https://tinyurl.com/jw7atr3) reports the officers’ names were not released but the sheriff’s office was planning a press conference later Wednesday.


Information from: The (Jacksonville) Florida Times-Union, https://www.jacksonville.com

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