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Suspect in officer-involved shooting arrested after pursuit, struggle with Venice Police

Posted: 11:01 AM, Nov 09, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-09 18:34:42-05
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VENICE, Fla. — A suspect in an officer-involved shooting was arrested following a pursuit and a struggle with Venice Police.

The incident happened on Menendez St. following a vehicle and foot chase that ended at about 5:15 Saturday morning.

Police say there was a shooting and a struggle with an officer, and the suspect Kevin Hamilton, 24, was able to get away uninjured. The officer received minor abrasions and is being treated.

A few hours later, Hamilton was located at an apartment in the 400 block of Armada Ave. where he was arrested.

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Police have not said what Hamilton is charged with, but tell us the investigation continues and all parties are accounted for at this time.