1 Dead, Armed Man, Officer Hurt In Bar Shooting

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Police say a woman is dead and a man is in critical condition following a shooting inside a bar in downtown Orlando.

An officer was also injured during the shooting at Vixen Bar just before 1 a.m. Tuesday. Orlando television stations report that the officer’s injuries aren’t thought to be life-threatening. According to reports, the armed man was involved in an altercation with the officer just before the shots were fired.

The woman died at the hospital a short time after the shooting. Authorities say the man was taken to a hospital in critical condition. There was no word on what caused the incident. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating. The officer involved in the shooting will be placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.

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