Man brought into custody after attempted suicide by cop in Marion County
MARION COUNTY, Fla. (WCJB) - The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is praising one of their deputies after he successfully talked down a man attempting suicide by cop.
On Friday a Marion County deputy pulled over Allen Buford for running a stop sign.
When he went to check the man’s license Buford drove off.
After a short pursuit, Buford stopped his vehicle and pulled out a weapon. He then asked Corporal Eli Serrano to shoot him.
Buford eventually tossed away the weapon, and Serrano used a taser to bring him down.
During the incident Buford was out on bond on charges of capitol sex battery. He is now back out of jail after posting a $4,000 dollar bond.
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