Florida Policer Officer Dies After Being Shot and Wounded At Gas Station Last Week
By Elizabeth Zwirz, Fox News // July 28, 2018
Adam Jobbers-Miller, 29, from FORT MYERS
FORT MYERS, FLORIDA – (FOX NEWS) – A Florida police officer who was shot and wounded last week while responding to a call at a gas station has died from his injuries, police confirmed on Saturday.
The Fort Myers Police Department released a statement announcing the death of Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller, 29.
“It is with a heavy heart that we inform our community that Fort Myers Police Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller has passed away as a result of the injuries sustained on Saturday, July 21st,” the statement said. “We ask that you continue to pray for Officer Jobbers-Miller’s family, friends and our entire Fort Myers Police Department Family.”
Jobbers-Miller, who police previously said had been on the force since September 2015, was injured while reporting to a Marathon Gas station in Fort Myers around 7:30 p.m. on July 21st when a shooter opened fire. Following the encounter, Jobbers-Miller was rushed to a hospital by a another officer, where he had an emergency operation, police said. They added that after the surgery, his condition was listed as critical but stable. The suspect was taken into police custody, police said.
“Words cannot express the emotions running through the Fort Myers Police family at this time,” Chief of Police Derrick Diggs said in a news release at the time of the shooting.
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