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Cape Coral Police Officer David Wagoner was shot three times after pulling a vehicle over for an expired tag. One bullet ripped through his abdomen while two more were stopped by his bulletproof vest.
Officer Wagoner underwent surgery the same day and has since recovered. He has returned to duty.
Yousel Lopez Rivera, 21, has been charged with attempted first-degree murder of an officer in the alleged shooting of Officer Wagoner.
After the shooting, Rivera is accused of jumping on top of the driver, his girlfriend, and speeding away before crashing the vehicle into a house on Santa Barbara Boulevard.
Rivera ran from the scene, police said, and was found hiding naked in a trash can after an extensive search.
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