LAKELAND, Fla. – The Lakeland Police Department is currently investigating an officer-involved shooting, at a townhome complex, that happened Sunday morning.
Chief Ruben Garcia said that an officer with the Lakeland Police Department shot and killed a man after witnessing him shoot a woman in a parking lot.
Police were called to the Cobblestone Landing Townhomes on Quarry Rock Road Sunday morning after reports of a domestic disturbance. When officers arrived, they witnessed a man shoot a woman in the parking lot.
One of the officers fired at the suspect, killing him. No officers were injured, according to officials.
The female victim was transported to the hospital in “critical” condition, Garcia said. The woman was shot in the abdomen, according to police.
Police do not know the details of the relationship between the male suspect and the female victim. Garcia did say that the suspect has been involved in these types of incidents in the past.
We will update this story when more details are released.
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