Deputy ID'd in Belle Glade shooting

Posted at 12:17 PM, Jan 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-19 15:16:49-05

UPDATE: The deputy involved in the shooting has been identified as D/S Andrew Cano, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.


One person died after a deputy-involved shooting in Belle Glade Saturday morning.

45 automatic.

Bennett's family says he was down to earth.

"Average young man, how young people is, they like to have a lot of fun," said Bennett's maternal grandfather, James Mitchell.

Bennett's paternal grandfather, Henry Bennett, added, "He was just like the average kid, would get into some child's play cause he's still young."

The sheriff pointed out that Bennett has a rap sheet. That he has a history of aggravated assaults, been a suspect in a child abuse case and that he's had restraining orders filed against him.

The sheriff says investigators will be reviewing dash cam video from the incident.