Florida Police Officer Shot and Killed, Served in NYPD for Five Years

Officer Charles Kondek, 45, served more than 17 years with the Tarpon Springs Police Department, many of which were on the midnight shift, a department media release stated.

Kondek was originally from New York where he served as a New York City Police officer for more than five years. Kondek responded to a call for service just after 2 a.m. Sunday morning at 199 Grand Blvd., and was shot in the line of duty, the agency reported.

Kondek was taken to Florida Hospital North Pinellas after the shooting, where he later died.

h/t Washington Times

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