FL police officer, suspect killed in shooting

July 18, 2008 10:14:51 AM PDT
Authorities in Fort Myers, Florida, say a police officer and a suspect were shot and killed early today after police responded to a downtown disturbance. Officials say there was an exchange of gunfire around 2:00 a.m. The officer and one suspect were fatally shot. Their names have not been released. But officials tell the Fort Myers News-Press that the officer was in his 30s, married and had three children Several streets in downtown Fort Myers have been blocked off as detectives investigate.

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