Florida officer shoots wounds man during 911 call

COCOA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida police officer shot and wounded an unarmed man while responding to a 911 call.

A Cocoa police news release says 54-year-old Keith Seal was hospitalized with a gunshot wound to his elbow early Tuesday morning. His injury wasn’t considered life-threatening.

Police say Seal had called 911 to express concern that a friend of his might have been kidnapped by her ex-husband. Officer Xzevies Baez responded, and shots were reported in the area a short time later.

Police haven’t released many details about the shooting. Chief Mike Cantaloupe says it appears Seal made some sort of aggressive act toward the officer.

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State law enforcement officials are investigating. No charges were immediately reported against Seal.

Officials didn’t immediately report the races of Seal or Baez.

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