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Timestamp8/28/14 2:29
Date Searched18-Oct-13
StateFL - Florida
CountyPalm Beach
CityRoyal Palm Beach
Victim NameJohn Flanagan
Victim's Age25
Victim's GenderMale
RaceUnknown
Hispanic or Latino OriginUnknown
Shots Fired5
Hit or Killed?Hit
Armed or Unarmed?Unknown
WeaponVehicle
SummaryA Boynton Beach police officer was injured and a drug suspect was shot twice at a DUI checkpoint. 25-year-old John Flanagan was one of several drivers inside the checkpoint around 8 p.m. He decided he was going to run for it. Flanagan injured the Boynton Beach police officer when he put his car in reverse and gunned it. His door hit the officer and sent him tumbling on the hood of his police car. Three officers then opened fire on the car. Flanagan was shot in the leg and a bullet grazed his head. He was treated at a hospital. The injured officer has not been identified. He suffered road rash and maybe a pulled muscle or two. He was treated and released from a hospital.
Source Linkhttp://www.wpbf.com/news/south-florida/palm-beach-county-news/royal-palm-beach-shooting-injures-1/22516534#!bLx2Ji
ShootingsYes
Was the Shooting Justified?3
Date of Incident10/18/13
Results Page Number1
County StatePalm Beach FL - Florida
Year2013