UPDATE: Officer fires shot at man with gun on Intendencia Street in Pensacola, police say

Northwest Florida

UPDATE (7:30 PM) — Pensacola Police sent in a full press release going over the details of the shooting incident on Intendencia St.

Read the full release below:

Pensacola Police received a 911 call at approximately 4:10pm on Friday, September 18th indicating that a fight involving two males was in progress in the 900 block of West Intendencia Street, and that a gun was involved. When the first officer arrived at approximately 4:13pm, he observed two males fighting, and suspect had a gun in his hand. The suspect then began to get up off the ground. The officer commanded the suspect to “drop it” at least 4 times. The suspect had the gun pointed in the direction of the victim, and refused to drop the gun. The officer feared for the safety of the victim, bystanders, and himself and fired his service weapon, striking the suspect in the torso. The suspect was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement as well as the State Attorney’s Office are investigating the incident.

UPDATE (6:48 PM) — The man shot suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

UPDATE (4:58 PM) — Mike Wood with PPD say officers were called in to respond to a disturbance where two men were fighting.

He further says one man pulled out a gun and the officer thought the man was going to shoot the other man, so he shot the man with the gun.

Wood says an AK-47 was also found in the area but officers are not sure how it is involved at this time.

Officers were called to the scene of a disturbance. Two men were fighting. One of the men pulled out a gun. The officer thought the man was going to shoot the other man, so he shot the man who had the gun. There was also an A-K 47 in the area. Don’t know at this time how it was involved. 

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — An officer-involved shooting was reported on Intendencia Street in the area of B St. and Garden St. by Pensacola Police.

WKRG News 5 is en route to the scene.

This is a developing story.


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