Death – Man shot and killed after attacking officer in Titusville, police say – WFTV

Death – Obituary

TITUSVILLE, Fla. — A man has died after he was shot by police in Titusville on Sunday night, according to law enforcement.

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Officers said the shooting occurred at around 7 p.m. in the 1500 block of Gayle Avenue.

Police said they responded to the area after a 911 call reported a woman was being violently assaulted by a man in the roadway.

Police said the first officer on the scene spotted the man who initially fled on foot, but then engaged in a physical altercation with the officer.

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The officer then shot the man, and he was later pronounced deceased at the scene.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement responded the scene and is conducting the investigation into the shooting.

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Brevard County Sheriff’s Office also responded to process the scene.

Police said the Titusville officer involved in the shooting was not injured and he has been placed on administrative leave.

No other details were released by law enforcement.

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What Is An Obituary

In national newspapers an obituary (obit for short) is a news article that reports the recent death of a prominent person. Although it tends to focus on positive aspects of the subject’s life this is not always the case. According to Nigel Farndale, the Obituaries Editor of The Times: “Obits should be life affirming rather than gloomy, but they should also be opinionated, leaving the reader with a strong sense of whether the subject lived a good life or bad; whether they were right or wrong in the handling of their public affairs.”

In local newspapers, an obituary may be published for any local resident upon death. A necrology is a register or list of records of the deaths of people related to a particular organization, group or field, which may only contain the sparsest details, or small obituaries. Historical necrologies can be important sources of information.