LPD Officer Shoots, Kills Man After Seeing Him Shoot a Woman

A Lakeland police officer shot and killed a man after seeing him shoot his ex-girlfriend in the parking lot at Cobblestone Landing Townhomes on Walt Loop Road Sunday morning, Lakeland police said. The 37-year-old woman, whose identity has not been released, was taken to the hospital and later died. The dead man was identified as Howayne T. Gayle, 35. The police officer, Brent Behrens, is on administrative leave with pay during an investigation of the incident, Bay News 9 reports. | ALSO: The Ledger