By Bob Owens
Dominic Fuller had prior 17 arrests in 4 states on 32 charges before he was shot pointing a stapler at law enforcement officers.
Yes, that is a headline that is going to cause some to freak out. No, he isn’t wrong.
As we have detailed in the vast majority of the officer-involved shootings documented here at Bearing Arms, suspects have taken action to instigate fire, including those where the suspect was later determined to be “unarmed.”
So, what happened in the incident in question? It went down like this:
Polk County Sheriff’s department sent out a patrol after they received reports of drug dealing outside a house in Auburndale on the outskirts of Lakeland, Florida.
Sheriff Grady Judd said Dominic Fuller, who was suspected in a shooting earlier this month, fled on foot as deputies approached.
He told a news conference that Fuller was seen trying to open doors of cars and homes and was heard by one witness yelling, ‘I have a gun.’
Deputies eventually found Fuller outside a home, and ran inside, according to the sheriff.
After repeated commands to surrender, Judd said, Fuller showed only his left hand while keeping the right hand hidden behind his back.
Judd said Fuller went back …read more
Source:: Bearing Arms