http://www.news4jax.com/news/10870586/detail.htmlUndercover detectives were posing as drug dealers in a reverse sting operation when Singletary confronted them with a gun, Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Chief of Investigations Dwain Senterfitt said.
"You don't expect people to come point a gun at you," Senterfitt said. "At that point, it became about officer safety."
http://www.jacksonville.com/tu-online/s ... 6859.shtml"If we're just selling drugs to addicts, I don't know what we're accomplishing," State Attorney Harry Shorstein said. "This could wind up being the tragic death of one kid - arguably a bad kid - and a gentleman who had the right to protect his property.
In this case they were one and the same. The police were the drug dealers."I never would have thought he would have gotten shot by a police officer," said niece Sheree Bea. "I thought if he ever got shot it would have been in a confrontation with a drug dealer."