JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- One suspect is in custody after an alleged carjacking and a police involved shooting, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Department.
The carjacking occurred Friday night on the city's Westside, according to police. The alleged victim, an elderly woman, told police that three teenagers, two with guns, stole her vehicle.
Officer B.A. Hudson was working off duty at a nearby dealership on Cassat Avenue around 9 p.m. when he heard the report over the traffic scanner and saw the car pass him.
By the time Hudson caught up with the car, he says there was only one suspect inside the vehicle.
According to police, Hudson told the suspect to surrender, but the suspect refused, and instead opened his arms wide.
Hudson then fired four shots. Police say the shots did not hit the suspect. The suspect fled but was caught soon after.
This is the fifth police involved shooting for Hudson. In December 2012, police say he shot and killed 56-year-old Lesley Cowan in his vehicle as Cowan was leaving the parking lot of the Academy Sports + Outdoors on Atlantic Boulevard.
According to employees of the store, Cowan and 51-year-old Tammy Lynn Gill entered the store with a shotgun, contrary to store policy.
JSO responded to 911 calls from employees, and intercepted the couple in the store parking lot. Police said the pair refused orders to stop, and allegedly pointed a revolver at deputies and fired once.
Deputy Hudson fired all seven rounds of his gun during the incident, killing Cowan.
Gill, who was charged with carrying a concealed firearm and attempting to elude police, was sentenced to two years probation in August for the incident.
First Coast News