Domestics, drugs and politics of policing

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Much of the public's attention has been focused on the man who shot a cop in the face and murdered four kids in Orange County earlier this week.

The harrowing cries of a cop's wife 

The Seminole County Office is investigating an incident in which a homeowner shot and wounded an intruder who was breaking into her residence early Monday afternoon. At 1:15 p.m., deputies were called to a home in the 2000 block of Westbourne Drive in unincorporated Oviedo. The owner was in the home by herself when she heard someone breaking in. She armed herself, confronted the intruder inside her home, and fired at least one shot. After the shooting, the suspect ran, got into a vehicle and fled the scene. A short time later, a wounded man was discovered behind a convenience store in the 4600 block of Alafaya Trail in Orange County. He was transported to a local hospital where he died.


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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.