Man suspected of shooting officer confesses to WFTV

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arrestYou probably saw or read coverage about the massive manhunt in Brevard County for Christopher Eddy. He was accused of shooting a wildlife officer.

The prosecutor’s job in the case got a lot easier after Eddy confessed … on camera to WFTV-Channel 9.

“Why did I shoot the person? Because I felt my freedom was being violated,” he told WFTV.

He was then asked, “Did that warrant shooting somebody?”  

“If I wanted to kill him, I could have, but I shot him in his vest on purpose.”

Later, in his first appearance, Eddy pleaded not guilty.

Watch the WFTV video here.

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