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Bad Taillight Leads To Fatal Gunfight In Florida

February 17, 2011  | 

Officers from two agencies traded gunfire with a man who fired from the rear seat of a two-door Honda Civic, fatally shooting the suspect during a vehicle stop, reports the Tampa Tribune.

Jason A. Wilson, 29, was fatally shot in New Port Richey, after officers pulled over a vehicle with him riding in the back seat at 1:45 a.m. Officers with the New Port Richey PD and deputies with the Pasco County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office were at the scene. Wilson fired after a deputy yelled "gun." Three of the vehicle's four occupants exited the vehicle, after asked to do so by officers.

Wilson spent three years in prison and has a criminal record dating back to 1999.

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Comments (2)

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Morning Eagle @ 2/17/2011 10:57 PM

Another "routine" traffic stop. Good job by the officers! From this BG's record it looks like they put another scumbag where he belongs.

scpdblue @ 2/18/2011 4:58 PM


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