|Trooper shot in face but kills chase suspect in Putnam County|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
An early morning shooting Saturday in Putnam County left one man dead and sent a state trooper to the hospital shot in the face, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
Trooper Lawrence Andrew Litzell was trying to stop 24-year-old Somourian Jamal Wingo following a traffic stop and foot chase in Palatka when Wingo fired a .25-caliber handgun at the officer, the Highway Patrol said. Litzell was shot in the face and then returned fire, killing Wingo, who lived in Palatka.
Another unidentified person who was with Wingo is still at large.
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