live, erik waxler, abc action news. >> thank you, erik. >>> 5:46. we are hear ing bystander who came to the aid of an officer. an fhp trooper pulled over a speeding car this week and soon after that the man started to resist arrest. jeffery said he saw the troopers wrestling with the man on the ground as he drove by. he's a former rhode island police officer and 30 years of law enforcement kicked in. he stopped his car and ran over to help him. >> there was a possibility he's not going to go home to his basically surrendered. >> the driver and the passenger in the car were both taken into custody. >>> one man in texas is spreading a powerful and encouraging message to muslims in the u.s. the old school way with a handmade sign. it reads, you belong, stay strong, be blessed. we are one america. the picture of justin nor man standing outside of a mosque with that sign went viral. for a few days the internet went crazy trying to figure out who he was until he came forward. he said he wanted to show support for the local muslim community after the presi
dually said it was self-defense by the victim's reporter erik waxler is live at the orient road jail as he waits for dually to be released. good morning, erik. >> reporter: good morning, deiah. yeah, dually being processed right now for his bond. $100,000 bond. we expect him to kout come out of the orient road jail any minute and we will be here for that. this goes back to a case that started in 2010 when dually lived in the valrico subdivision. he was upset because some kids from the neighborhood were skateboarding on the bastb came out to confront them and got into an argument with one of his neighbors, the victim in this case david james. james was defending those skateboarders and the argument turned violent. dually claims he shot david james in self-defense. he's serving an 8-year sentence. he's 3 years ago and is now 75 years old in a wheelchair but yesterday afternoon a judge ruled that because of mistakes during sentencing he could have a new trial on his manslaughter conviction. father. >> she has nightmares that he is going to come hunt her down. i tried to tell her that th
live outside of the orient jail, erik waxler, >>> firefighters putting out hot spots from a fire that broke autoat this tampa recreation center. it took firefighters more than an hour to knock these flames down at the winston park recreation center on destin drive. by the time they got a look inside they realized the entire building was destroyed taking a live look at the scene right now. the building was undergoing renovations thanks to the boys and girls club and jeff venic, the owner of the lightning two gave $2.5 million to renovate the center. we are expected to get an update from the fire marshall later this morning. >>> right now a stand off with the gunman who shot and killed a tacoma police officer is in its 11th hour. at least two children and a woman were in the house when the officer was shot but police say they all got out safely. that officer was a 17-year veteran of the police department. >>> st. petersburg police are looking for a man caught on camera groping a woman at a that picture. the entire attack caught on surveillance camera inside the bar on 1st avenue north.
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