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Timestamp8/27/14 10:25
Date Searched31-Jan-13
StateFL - Florida
CountyLeon
CityTallahassee
Victim NameCarlos Manuel Cespedes
Victim's Age31
Victim's GenderMale
RaceWhite
Hispanic or Latino OriginHispanic or Latino origin
Hit or Killed?Hit
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
WeaponHandgun
SummaryWhen deputies attempted to stop Cespedes, he fled in a silver Pontiac Vibe. Deputies pursued Cespedes to the area of 2115 Seminole Drive where he drove through the yard, exited the vehicle with a firearm and began firing at the deputies. K-9 Deputy Ron McMullen deployed his partner “Kodaâ€ù as he and other deputies attempted to apprehend Cespedes. The suspect fired multiple shots at the deputies, shooting “Koda.â€ù Deputies McMullen and Tyler Epstein fired multiple shots in return, striking Cespedes in the head.
Source Linkhttp://www.leoncountyso.com/docs/news-releases/020113k-9-killed-in-shooting.pdf?sfvrsn=4
Name of Officer or OfficersRon McMullen & Tyler Epstein
ShootingsYes
Was the Shooting Justified?5
Date of Incident1/31/13
Results Page Number2
County StateLeon FL - Florida
Year2013