Bio & Incident Details
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Weapon: Officer's handgun
Offender: Paroled in 2004
Officer Barnes was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a person illegally hunting deer. The suspect managed to gain control of the officer's handgun and shot him.
The suspect was convicted of third degree murder and sentenced to 30 years. He was paroled October 31, 2004. On December 20, 2007, he was returned to the Florida Penitentiary to serve a term of 35 years after his third conviction for DUI, resisting and eluding officers, and driving with a revoked license.
Officer Barnes was survived by his wife and two daughters.