JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man who was shot by an off-duty federal law enforcement officer during an attempted robbery has died from his injuries.
Media outlets report that 47-year-old Talmadge King died Friday.
According to a release from the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, King had helped move a washing machine into the home of Department of Homeland Security Special Agent Donald Wells on Jan. 17. Wells paid King after the washer was moved, but King returned later and said he lost his cellphone there. Wells looked but didn't find the phone. The release says that when Wells returned to the door, King pulled a knife and attempted to rob Wells.
Wells grabbed his gun and shot King.
King was arrested for armed robbery and was taken to a hospital.