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Second Kissimmee police officer dies after Friday night shooting
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Baxter reportedly stopped Miller minutes earlier in a group of three people he deemed “suspicious,” O’Dell said. Howard was in the area and decided to come help as back up.
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Miller fled to Roscoe’s Bar at 2344 N. When the officers approached him, Miller reached for his waistband but a fast acting deputy canada goose coats tackled him and arrested him, O’Dell said.
“Extremely brave and heroic actions by the deputy there were other people in the vicinity,” he said. “They went hands on, tackled him to the ground and secured him [and] located a 9mm and.22 revolver on his person.”
When officers took Miller to the Osceola County Jail on Saturday, they placed Baxter’s handcuffs on his wrists, O’Dell said. He faces charges of first degree murder, resisting arrest and carrying a concealed weapon.
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O’Dell said the news is especially difficult for members of his agency, as they must press forward while suffering the loss of two coworkers and friends.
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