A Tampa police officer was hospitalized after breaking
several bones during an altercation with a suspect overnight.
Officers responded to a call at 6415 S. Roberts Avenue
around 10:30 p.m. The man on the phone said that if he didn't go to rehab soon
there was "going to be trouble."
The suspect, who has not been identified, apparently waved a
rifle at officers, and they opened fired on the man, missing him.
ran and took cover, and officer Gerald Jean suffered a broken
bone in his foot after falling down a staircase.
The suspect is charged with aggravated assault on a law enforcement
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