An employee of a Florida motel was killed and shot by a guest. The gun was later taken by officers.
Officers responded to a shooting at Titusville’s Siesta Motel around 11:05 a.m. on Wednesday. The officers found a man shot in the courtyard while he was seated with another employee. The man was found dead by officers shortly after. According to police, the suspect tried to shoot another employee after his gun jammed. She was able escape and get away.
The suspect fled in his car. The suspect fled in his car after officers attempted to arrest him. The police department stated in a news release that “he raised the gun and fired” Another Titusville officer also shot his gun. Police said that witnesses claimed the suspect shot himself in his head.
The suspect was last seen in critical condition by police, and is currently facing multiple charges. During the incident, no officers were hurt .