JSO: 5 minors were in car at center of high-speed chase before police-involved shooting
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – There were five minors in a car at the center of a high-speed chase that led to a police-involved shooting, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office said the chase started about 11:30 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of University Boulevard and Powers Avenue. When the car hit 80 mph, according to the arrest report, the officer turned on his blue lights. According to the arrest report, the car was still going 100 mph when it hit the stop sticks. The arrest report does not even say Paige was shot, only that he was apprehended after a foot pursuit.
JSO: Man, 21, shot by police after high-speed chase
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A police officer shot a man in the leg after a high-speed chase down San Jose Boulevard on Sunday night, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office said the chase started about 11:10 p.m. at the intersection of University Boulevard and Powers Avenue. According to the Sheriff’s Office, an officer chased the man around a convenience store at Addie Lane and fired one shot, hitting the man in the leg. The arrest report does not even say Paige was shot, only that he was apprehended after a foot pursuit. On Tuesday, the Sheriff’s Office identified the driver as Darrell Paige, 21, who was arrested on charges of fleeing law enforcement, reckless driving and driving on an invalid license.
Jamee Johnson’s family seeks legal action after police-involved shooting ruled justifiable
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A family is seeking legal action after a State Attorney’s Office investigation concluded a Jacksonville sheriff’s officer was justified in shooting Jamee Johnson during a traffic stop in 2019. The State Attorney’s Office released its investigation report on Monday, as well as body camera footage of the police-involved shooting. After he is pulled over, the video shows Johnson explaining he has a gun inside of a jacket in the car. Another officer’s body camera captured what happened next. “Looking at the body camera footage and looking at the state of Florida’s finding so far, but that’ doesn’t’ mean that it’s impossible.
Jacksonville family identifies teen killed in police-involved shooting
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Eleven days after a Jacksonville teen was killed in a police-involved shooting, his family has come forward to identify him as 17-year-old Kwamae Jones. He said there was “an exchange” as Officer Lawson approached the car and the officer fired his gun several times. She told News4Jax she was never told in person by police that her son was killed in a police-involved shooting. Officer Lawson is on administrative leave while they conduct an investigation. According to the Sheriff’s Office, it was the first officer-involved shooting for Lawson, who was equipped with a body camera.