“There Will Be a Confrontation”: Person Makes Threat, Police Called–Shots Fired, Person Found Dead

actual police shooting not a crime sceneThe passive
strikes again, courtesy of
WKOV in Florida

Police say they were called out to the home [in St.
John’s county] around 12:30 because a person inside made
threats. Authorities say when they got to the house shots were

Police say 64-year-old Rodney Wayne Stevens was found dead inside
the home. Investigators say he had outstanding warrants for grand
theft auto, felony battery and tampering with a

The St. Augustine Record has
more details
. Police say Stevens’ family called them after he
responded to their attempts to convince him to turn himself in by
threatening to shoot himself.  “‘He is now making threats and
he is armed and if law enforcement shows up there will be a
confrontation,’” a county sheriff’s spokesperson said about
the 911 call, saying there would be an investigation into the “very
upsetting set of circumstances.” At least one deputy shot Stevens,
but the department isn’t sure yet how many deputies might have
fired their guns or how many shots they fired. None of them were
injured so they all got home safely.

from Hit & Run http://reason.com/blog/2013/12/11/there-will-be-a-confrontation-person-mak

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