FATAL SHOOTING: In what he called a “classic suicide by cop,” Sheriff Grady Judd said Kenneth Layton, 60, despondent over the recent death of his wife, died Friday after summoning a deputy to his north Lakeland home and then raising a gun at him, forcing the deputy to shoot him in the chest. ALSO: Tampa Bay Times | ABC Action News

SHOPPING: For Small Business Saturday, the Morning Paper mentions a few of the many local businesses offering deals today.

PREP FOOTBALL: Victory Christian advances to the state 2A title game, to be held Thursday in Tallahassee by defeating Jacksonville University Christian 20-7 | Lakeland Christian‘s title dreams fall in a 42-10 defeat to Tallahassee Florida High. ALSO: Tallahassee Democrat coverage

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