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Orlando Police Shoot and Kill Attempted Murder Suspect in Shootout

The Orlando police chief says the suspect died as a result of his own actions.

Man wanted for attempted murder shot, killed by Orlando police.

Orlando Police Shoot and Kill Attempted Murder Suspect in Shootout. Credit WKMG News 6 ClickOrlando

A man wanted for attempted murder was shot and killed in downtown Orlando by police after he shot at officers, according to the police chief.

This is a developing story.

Orlando Police Department Press Release

Chief Smith Provides an Update Regarding an Officer-Involved Shooting at Orange Avenue and South Lucerne Circle
At approximately 5:55 p.m. officers stopped a vehicle driven by a suspect with warrants for attempted murder and aggravated stalking from an Orange County Sheriff’s case. As officers exited their vehicle, the suspect produced a handgun and fired a round. One officer returned fire.

The suspect is pronounced dead. The identity of the suspect will be provided once next of kin has been notified.
No officers were injured in the shooting.

As with all officer-involved shootings, FDLE is conducting an independent investigation. The officer who returned fire is on administrative leave. Once the FDLE investigation is complete, OPD’s Internal Affairs will conduct an investigation.

This is an ongoing investigation.

Traffic continues to be impacted in the area. Updates regarding re-opening of roads will be provided on our department social media platforms.

Further updates will be provided as they become available.

Source: WKMG News 6 ClickOrlando

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