Police arrest man wanted for pointing gun at Quincy officer

Keith Akeem Kinder, wanted for aggravated assault on law enforcement.
Keith Akeem Kinder, wanted for aggravated assault on law enforcement.(Quincy Police Department)
Published: Oct. 5, 2022 at 10:37 AM EDT
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QUINCY, Fla. (WCTV) - A man wanted for fleeing a traffic stop and pointing a gun at a police officer is now in custody.

Quincy Police say US Marshals took 33-year-old Keith Kinder into custody Friday at the Thomasville Travel Center in Thomasville, GA.

He faces charges of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest with violence.

An officer tried to pull over Kinder Monday evening in an area near Key Street & Clark Street, after police say he was cutting off multiple cars while riding an electric scooter.

Investigators say Kinder refused to stop, pulled a gun ,and aimed the weapon at the officer before getting away, while saying he was going to kill law enforcement.

Police say Kinder had a gun and ammunition on him when he was taken into custody. He is now in the Thomas County Jail, awaiting extradition to Gadsden County.

“This is a great day for the city of Quincy and the Quincy Police Department to be able to remove another violent offender from our community and to remove another dangerous weapon off the streets,” said Quincy Police Chief Timothy Ashley in a statement.