Robert David Gregory (1050)

4/19/2002: Detective Scott Carpenter said he fired his rifle three times into Gregory’s 1994 Nissan Altima when it appeared about to run down another officer. That officer, detective Mike Hanafin, said he ran in front of the Altima to get away from Carpenter’s rifle, which was pointed in his direction. Carpenter shot immediately before or after the Altima broke free and drove over a median, according to officers’ statements. The car slowed then suddenly accelerated, "like a slingshot," through a Mobil gas station into the intersection where it collided with three vehicles. One of Carpenter’s .223-caliber bullets hit Gregory in the head. Another hit the car. The third went over the Altima into a parked car.

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