Charlotte County Corporal Michael Wilson killed while responding to a domestic disturbance

August 6th, 2013 by Staff

Charlotte County Corporal Michael Wilson Photographer: Charlotte County Sheriff's Office

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. – The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office says Corporal Michael Wilson was shot and killed on Monday night.

Deputies say the 42-year-old Wilson was shot while responding to a domestic disturbance.

The shooting occurred at the Lakes of Tuscana Apartment Homes on Veterans Boulevard in Port Charlotte. The complex is located adjacent to I-75 near exit 170.

Shortly after midnight, a Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team entered the apartment of the shooting suspect.  Inside the apartment, deputies found the suspect dead.

The investigation into the shooting will continue throughout the night.

Wilson was a 20-year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office. He leaves behind a wife and three children.


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