Florida police officer, former NYPD, Charles Kondek was fatally shot in Florida

Posted by on December 21, 2014
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A Tarpon Springs police officer was shot and killed overnight, and a man identified as a transient has been charged with first-degree murder, authorities said.

Veteran officer Charles “Charlie K” Kondek was fatally shot sometime after 2 a.m. near 199 Grand Blvd., a few blocks from the city’s Sponge Docks. He was a father of five and former New York City policeman.

The Tarpon Springs Police Department released the officer’s name on its Facebook page around 11:15 a.m., saying “our hearts and prayers go out to the Kondek Family and our deepest sympathy.”

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