Charges filed in deputy involved shooting


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Charges filed in deputy involved shooting

By Andrew Murphy. CREATED Mar 19, 2014

FORT MYERS, Fla – Sheriff’s have charged 29 year-old Travis Taylor with attempted murder, assault on an officer, aggravated fleeing, and resisting arrest as a result of the incident Tuesday that left two deputies injured.

Deputies say Taylor took off when they attempted to pull him over for running a red light before running over a motorcycle deputy.  

Another deputy was hurt in the pursuit.  Taylor is being held without bond.

Deputy first class Dan Leffin is recovering from injuries to his leg and ankle, he has been released from the hospital.  

Deputy first class George Perez sustained more serious injuries and remains in the hospital.