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Officer Down: St. Petersburg, Florida Police Officer Shot

Officer Down: St. Petersburg, Florida Police Officer Shot

by Leah AnayaDecember 3, 2020

St. Petersburg, FL – Around 5:45pm local time on Wednesday, an officer with the St. Petersburg Police Department were shot during an incident in the 1400 block of 18th Ave South.

The officer has not yet been identified. One officer was shot in the lower body and is reportedly in serious condition. The shooter was also said to be shot, though the suspect’s condition was also not known.

This is a developing story. Check back with LENN for further updates.

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Leah Anaya
Leah Anaya
Leah Anaya is a medically retired police officer. She served for three years at the Oakland Police Department, and just under five at a department in Washington State. Before that, she was an intelligence analyst in the US Army. She is now a stay at home mom living with her husband, who is still serving as a police officer, and their three children. She also grew up as the daughter of a police officer in California. Leah is now a writer and Deputy Editor at Law Enforcement News Network as well as the Business Manager for Washington State FOP. She's a peer support advocate for The Wounded Blue and Serve and Protect. You can find her on social media @leahmsanaya or at
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