Watch CBS News

Police: Teen Fatally Shot After Shooting Florida Officer

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter

ST. PETERSBURG (CBSMiami/AP) — A police officer shot and killed an 18-year old  who had shot him in the leg.

St. Petersburg police Chief Anthony Holloway says 18-year-old Austin Goodner was wanted in another shooting when he was killed Sunday night. Earlier in the day, a victim told police that Goodner had pulled a gun, shot him in the hand, and fled on his bicycle.

Officers went to Goodner's house. Police say that his parents told them their son wasn't there but that he suddenly appeared in the yard and shot the officer. Police say other officers confronted him, he fired again, and they returned fire, hitting him in the upper body.

The injured 40-year-old officer is recovering. His name hasn't been released.

Police and the state attorney's office are investigating.

(TM and © Copyright 2015 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2015 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

EMERGENCY COMPONENT - LOCAL

View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.