UPDATE! Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer

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On June 2, 2018, deputies responded to the 300 block of Royal Palm Park Rd in Fort Myers, Fl , at approximately 9:45 p.m. in reference to a disturbance call.
Upon arrival, a deputy from the Lee County Sheriff’s Office encountered a suspect driving erratically and in the direction of the deputy and civilians on scene.
The actions by the suspect led to a Lee County Sheriff’s Office deputy to fire at the suspect in an attempt to stop the deadly force threat.
The driver Jose Mejia (DOB 07-27-1992), was taken into custody on October 9, 2018, and charged with Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer and Fleeing and Eluding.

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