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Unarmed Florida man shot by police 'firing squad'
Quote:The police department in Escambia County, Florida is under investigation after multiple officers opened fire on a 60-year-old man in his own driveway over the weekend, seemingly without explanation.

Two sheriff’s deputies – Jeremiak Meeks and Matthew White – responded to a 911 call about a possible burglary at approximately 3am local time on Saturday. When they arrived, Roy Middleton was leaning into his mother’s car in front of his home, looking for cigarettes.

The officers claim they called out to Middleton several times, demanding that he put up his hands before he supposedly lunged at them.

Middleton, who was unarmed except for keys and a flashlight, was shot in the leg. At least five bullets hit his mother’s car and the side of her house.

“It was like a firing squad,” Middleton told the Pensacola News Journal, maintaining that he backed out of the car slowly and made his hands visible before police shot him. “Bullets were flying everywhere.”

Middleton said he would recover within several weeks but that a metal rod would need to be implanted into his leg. Despite several shattered bones, his wounds are not life-threatening.

“Even if they thought the car was stolen, all they had to do was run the license plate,” he said. “They would have seen that the car belonged there.”

Escambia County Sherriff David Morgan said in a news conference Monday that the two deputies, who have been placed on paid administrative leave, were in “fear for their safety.”
It's the "BILL OF RIGHTS" not the bill of "needs"

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