03/11/2013

Fla. man killed by police after dousing self in gasoline, wielding scissors

The suicidal man came at officers and refused to back off, forcing the officers to fire

By Brittany Alana Davis
Tampa Bay Times

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The St. Petersburg resident was shot after threatening them with scissors, police say.

Police shot and killed a man Sunday evening they say was suicidal and threatening two officers with a pair of scissors.

LexisNexis Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.   
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy
Back to previous page