JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has identified a man who they say brandished a gun at a Mandarin Publix, robbed it and then later fired at deputies.
Omar Plaisime, 23, was charged with armed robbery, resisting an officer and attempted murder.
According to police, Plaisime was apprehended via K-9 unit. A police report indicates he stole $1,194 in cash from Publix.
Police say they initially got a call for a robbery in progress at the Mandarin Publix off Old St. Augustine Road around 9:40 p.m. while customers were shopping.
A police report suggests Plaisime was armed with a handgun and wearing a mask. He was reportedly displaying the gun in the store.
Officers got a description and spotted Plaisime off Old St. Augustine Road. JSO says Plaisime began to run. That's when the K-9 unit chased after him, says police. JSO says Plaisime fired a shot at the officer and the dog.
Police say he missed and the K-9 took the suspect down. Police also say the Plaisime threw his gun to the side.
The officer and K-9 were uninjured and there were no reports of injuries inside the store.
Plaisime was treated on scene by Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department.
The police report indicates that he was showing "Escape Potential or Violence Propensity Behaviors" when he was booked.