Florida Sheriff's Deputy Fatally Shot by Suspect

Charlotte County Cpl. Michael Wilson was shot and killed responding to a domestic disturbance call.


A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy was fatally shot Monday night at an apartment complex in Port Charlotte.

Cpl. Michael Wilson, 42, was responding to a domestic disturbance call at the Lakes of Tuscana Apartments on Veterans Boulevard when the incident occurred, according to The Herald-Tribune.

The suspected gunman was found dead inside one of the units by SWAT Team members shortly after midnight.

The 20-year veteran of the department is survived by his wife and children.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

Officer.com will provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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