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Appeals court overturns decision clearing Tampa, officer in 2014 ‘suicide by cop’ shooting

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Federal appeals judges overturned a court ruling that cleared the city of Tampa and a police officer in an attempted “suicide by proxy” case where a local real estate agent was shot after threatening to kill himself. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the ruling Friday that had absolved the city and officer Timothy Bergman, who shot Jason Turk twice in the face while he sat in a car Jan. 9, 2014. Amanda Turk, Turk’s estranged wife, called…

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