Agencies: Bradford County Sheriff’s Office Florida
Last updated: 30 days ago
Authorities say 20-year-old Davaughdre Rogers was fatally shot while fleeing Florida deputies.
The Gainesville Sun reports the shooting occurred Tuesday afternoon in Starke, northeast of Gainesville.
The Bradford County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded early Tuesday to a shooting in a neighborhood. A bulletin was issued for three men who may have been involved. Later, residents called and said the suspects were returning.
Responding deputies spotted the men's car and chased them for about 5 miles (8 kilometers). Investigators say the car stopped, and Rogers tried to run.
Authorities say Rogers pulled a rifle, prompting two deputies to fire at him. Rogers later died at a Gainesville hospital.