Florida Cop Gets Probation for Shooting Minnesota Woman in Citizens Academy

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A former Florida police officer will serve probation and no prison time for mistakenly shooting and killing a retired Minnesota school librarian.

Thirty-one-year-old Lee Coel pleaded no contest to second-degree manslaughter in the death of 73-year-old Mary Knowlton of Prior Lake.

The shooting happened during a citizens academy exercise more than three years ago in Punta Gorda, Florida.


(via MNN)

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