Florida city commissioner fatally shoots person at military surplus store

The scene outside the Vets Army Navy Surplus store in Lakeland, Florida, where a city councilman allegedly sot someone at the store Wednesday afternoon.

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The scene outside the Vets Army Navy Surplus store in Lakeland, Florida, where a city councilman allegedly sot someone at the store Wednesday afternoon.

A Lakeland city commissioner fatally shot someone Wednesday afternoon at a military surplus store where he also works, the Lakeland Police Department said.

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Police were called at about 2:30 p.m. to the Vets Army Navy Surplus store on North Florida Avenue near Bartow Road after Lakeland City Commissioner Michael Dunn fatally shot someone unaffiliated with the store after a disturbance in the store, said Gary Gross, a police spokesman.

Investigators discovered a body lying outside the front door of the store, Gross said.

Three employees, including Dunn, were in the store at the time of the shooting, police said.

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