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SWAT officer shoots Florida bar owner during standoff

July 10, 2018

LONGWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a SWAT officer shot and wounded the owner of a Florida bar during a standoff.

The Orlando Sentinel reports that Connolly’s Irish Pub owner Leonard Nolan was injured Monday afternoon.

Longwood police say officers responded to the bar after a 911 hang-up call. Officials say Nolan had barricaded himself inside with a gun and refused to come out.

Authorities say Nolan pointed his gun at officers, and a SWAT member fired through a window. Nolan was taken to a hospital for treatment.

The races of Nolan and the officer who shot him weren’t immediately reported.

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Information from: Orlando Sentinel, http://www.orlandosentinel.com/

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