Fla. police fatally shoot suspect after hostage standoff
The Associated Press
PALATKA, Fla.— Police in Palatka, Florida, say they've shot and killed a man who'd shot and wounded his ex-girlfriend, a 10-year-old boy and a sheriff's deputy during a three-hour hostage drama today.
The deputy was struck in his bulletproof vest and was not seriously hurt. The ex-girlfriend and the boy were both in stable condition at a hospital.
Palatka is about 50 miles south of Jacksonville.
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