A preliminary investigation supports a father’s account of shooting and killing a dog that bit his 11-year-old son in order to recover the boy’s severed pinky, a Manatee County Sheriff’s report said.
St. Petersburg police fatally shot a 43-year-old man who doused himself with gasoline shortly before threatening officers with a pair of scissors.
It’s been one year since neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in central Florida.
Authorities say an off-duty security guard shot and killed a man at a South Florida apartment complex after a confrontation over loud music.
Police say a St. Petersburg teen shot himself in the head after telling friends he keeps one round out of the firing chamber to prevent an accidental discharge.
A naked intruder shot after allegedly throttling a Miami family’s dog and trying to bite its owner is refusing to cooperate with authorities.
Deputies say a woman was shot in the face after a fight broke out during a rap party at a club in Belle Glade.
Family members of a 13-year-old Florida girl fatally shot while riding a school bus with her younger sister say they forgive the boy who allegedly did it, but the victim’s mother insisted Wednesday that he also “has to pay for what he did.”
Authorities say two off-duty Florida law-enforcement officers have fatally shot an armed, naked woman who confronted them at a social gathering.
Pinellas County sheriff’s deputies are looking for a man who they say shot his neighbor in the hand during a dispute over a girlfriend.