WINTER PARK, Fla. - An officer shot a person armed with a gun Wednesday evening near Mead Botanical Garden, the Winter Park Police Department said.
Police said they were called at about 9:15 p.m. to a disturbance on Mead Avenue near Orange and South Orlando avenues. They didn't provide details of the disturbance.
Residents said they called 911 after hearing shouting coming from a home where a couple has lived for less than one year.
The person who was shot suffered non-life-threatening injuries, investigators said.
The officer was uninjured.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating the shooting, which is standard procedure.
Channel 9 spent much of Thursday pressing police for more details.
A man who said he's the injured person's cousin told Channel 9 his cousin is recovering at Orlando Regional Medical Center. He said there had been a miscommunication between his cousin and police, but he didn't elaborate on it.
The suspect has non life threatening injuries and no Officers are injured. This is still an active and on-going investigation.— Winter Park Police (@WinterParkPD) May 17, 2018
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) has arrived and is conducting an investigation with WPPD.— Winter Park Police (@WinterParkPD) May 17, 2018
The Winter Park PD is currently working an officer involved shooting on Mead Ave. Media is staging at St John Lutheran Church parking lot. No further info at this time.— Winter Park Police (@WinterParkPD) May 17, 2018
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