Former Lakeland City Commissioner Michael Dunn pleaded guilty to manslaughter with a firearm Friday morning in the shooting of a suspected shoplifter at his military surplus store in 2018.
Dunn was released on bond in 2018 and was told by the judge to surrender all of his weapons and ammo and ordered him to house arrest. He was also told he cannot work at his surplus store because the store has firearms.
Former Lakeland commissioner runs from reporters after being released from jail on bond
Lakeland city commissioner charged with murder in shooting of man he suspected of shoplifting
Lakeland Police release video of City Commissioner shooting man at military surplus store
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Dunn will be sentenced on May 23.