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Timestamp8/23/14 1:05
Date Searched15-Mar-11
StateFL - Florida
CountyBroward
CityTamarac
Victim NameSeyoum Samuels
Victim's Age18
Victim's GenderMale
RaceBlack or African American
Hispanic or Latino OriginUnknown
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
WeaponHandgun
SummaryDrug task force officers staged a fake drug house robbery with Samuels and three others. A SWAT team entered the building and ordered their surrender. Everyone complied except Samuels who hid behind a pile of tires. They say he reached for a weapon in his waistband and the SWAT members opened fire, shooting him several times. He died despite wearing a bullet proof vest.
Source Linkhttp://sheriff.org/posts/post.cfm?id=3c5f2c8f-1dca-4a33-8e15-e18c43965bb8
ShootingsYes
Was the Shooting Justified?3
County StateBroward FL - Florida
Year2011