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UPDATE: Charges against knife-welding man announced after officer involved shooting

Published: Apr. 13, 2021 at 12:48 PM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - We have an update on the charges for the man who was shot for running at his girlfriend with a knife early Monday morning.

Jeremiah Birrey is being charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and resisting an officer with violence.

Deputies were called on the 26-year old twice at 805 Southwest 25th Way in Gainesville before the arrest was made.

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The officer involved in the shooting has yet to be identified and is on paid administrative leave.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating the shooting.

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