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VIDEO: Pasco County deputies capture man wanted for armed carjacking

Posted at 5:27 PM, Oct 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-18 18:22:50-04

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — Body camera video released by the Pasco County Sheriff's Office on Friday shows deputies as they catch a man wanted for a wild crime spree.

Luis Tull, 36, was wanted for a string of carjackings. Sheriff Chris Nocco said Tull got into a fight with someone he knows then ran to a McDonald's parking lot off S.R. 54 in Wesley Chapel on Wednesday night.

Nocco said Tull attempted to steal the car of an innocent person in that McDonald's parking lot.

Tull stole the innocent person's car and drove to Dade City and eventually ditched the stolen car and ran, according to Nocco.

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A police K-9 tracked Tull to a nearby house.

When police questioned the homeowner, she noticed her car was missing.

Nocco said he stole the woman's car and also ditched it before it is believed Tull carjacked another driver in a Ford Mustang.

Deputies received a tip Thursday morning that Tull was in that Ford Mustang.

The dramatic body camera video shows a deputy shooting at Tull as he drove off in the Mustang. Investigators say the shooting started after Tull tried to ram deputies with the car.

After crashing the Mustang, Tull tried to run, but a deputy’s taser ended the violence.

You can see the female deputy handcuff Tull.

“She made a comment, after shooting we Tased him and I saw this look in his eyes. She said I will never forget that look," said Pasco Sheriff Chris Nocco.

The Sheriff's Office says some parts of the video and all audio from it are redacted to protect the victims involved which include two deputies.

Tull is charged with three counts of carjacking, aggravated battery with a firearm, felony possession of a firearm and two counts of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer.

The man he shot outside the McDonalds is expected to be okay.