Police Officer Shot and Killed in Port Charlotte, Florida

By Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.
August 5, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

A sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance in Port Charlotte in Florida, it was reported.

According to a statement posted on Facebook, Corporal Michael Wilson, a 20-year veteran with the Sheriffs Office, was killed in the line of duty.

Wilson, 42, was responding to a domestic disturbance when he was killed.

The scene is now secured, the office said, adding that Veterans Blvd. was closed off.

No further information is available at this time, police said.

Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.