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Update: Grand Jury clears deputies in two shootings
ESCAMBIA COUNTY -- A grand jury has completed its review of two deputy involved shootings in Escambia County.
On July 5th, deputies shot and killed James McGlothlin on 72nd Avenue, after he ditched a stolen car and ran..
Deputies say, McGlothlin pulled out a handgun before they opened fire.
Then on July 27th, two deputies shot *at Roy Middleton at least fifteen times.
Two bullets struck Middleton and shattered his thigh.
The grand jury heard testimony from numerous witnesses.
But in the end, they found there is "insufficient" evidence proving that any criminal violations were committed by the deputies.
The grand jury findings in the Middleton case, are not sitting well with some.
Several recommendations were made to the sheriff's office.
Like having intensive training and encouraging senior officers to mentor junior officers.
For Ellison Bennett these recommendations are not enough.
Ellison is part of the Coalition for Justice and has been outspoken throughout the Middleton investigation.
He was hoping the two officers involved, Deputy Jeremiah Meeks and Sergeant Matthew White would be punished.
He's disappointed with the grand jury's decision.