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Police: No Gun Found After Officer-Involved Shooting

Officer involved shooting
Posted at 4:15 PM, Jan 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-22 16:15:00-05

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police investigating the officer-involved shooting of a reportedly armed carjacking suspect in Jacksonville say they have not located the suspect's gun.

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Chief Tom Hackney said Friday the officer claims 26-year-old Dwight Hastings was armed with a pistol when he was shot

Hackney said police have not yet found a gun at the scene, only a folding knife that looks like a pistol that was still in the car.

Police say Sgt. Mike Moon shot Hastings after the suspect crashed a stolen car.

Moon told investigators that he struck a fleeing Hastings with his car, and saw a gun in the suspect's hand when he rolled over the police car's hood.

Hastings, who is black, was struck twice, treated and arrested. The officer's race was not immediately known.