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Fla. detective shot during investigation


By CRISTINA SILVA and KATHRYN HELMKE
St. Petersburg Times

TAMPA, Fla. — Detective Christopher Baumann was the backup guy, the kind of deputy his colleagues at the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office called when things looked like they were about to get bad.

During a routine drug investigation Saturday, they did. Baumann, 30, was critically injured when he was shot in the chest. Authorities said a gunman fired from arm's length.

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