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Illegal Gambling Investigation Leads to Shooting

KISSIMMEE, Fla.(AP) - Kissimmee police say a man was
hospitalized when an officer shot him after being called to
investigate illegal gambling at an apartment building.

Police say the officer, whose name has not been released, found
a group of people gambling outside the building Thursday. Police
say the officer ran after the man, caught up with him and then
fired his weapon one time.

Authorities say the man was struck in the torso and is in stable
condition.

Police say the Florida Department of Law Enforcement is
investigating the case, which is standard procedure.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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