Police: Orlando Officer Shot By Wife
April 24, 2008
OVIEDO, Fla. -- An Orlando police officer was shot and injured by his wife early Thursday during an apparent argument in their home, investigators said. Seminole County sheriff's deputies responded to a disturbance call in the Stillwater subdivision in Oviedo at about 2:30 a.m. Thursday. Deputies said when they arrived, they found Orlando Officer Charles Navicky shot and injured. Navicky told officers that he and his wife, Fatima, had a verbal argument and that he called a neighbor to intervene. During the intervention, the woman allegedly grabbed two guns and opened fire on her husband, a Seminole County news release said. Navicky was transported to Orlando Regional Medical Center with gunshot wounds to the arm and forehead. The woman will face charges of attempted murder and domestic violence. There were two children inside the house during the incident. They were not injured. A motive for the shooting was not known.
Officer Shot At Home, Wife Charged
April 24, 2008
[Excerpts] ...Someone at a home on Stillwater Drive, just outside of Oviedo, called 911 and hung up around 2:30 Thursday morning. When a dispatcher called back, a child answered the phone and said someone had been shot. Just before the shooting, the couple inside the home had been arguing and a nearby relative came over to offer help, but the argument quickly escalated, deputies said. "At one point in time a woman living inside the house retreated to, we believe, a bedroom, came back armed with two handguns that were placed behind her back, and actually shot a man inside the home," Seminole County Sheriff's Lt. Dennis Lemma said. There were two children in the home at the time of the shooting. They were not injured. "You can imagine with a 9 or 10-year-old, to see this with your own family occur at 2, 2:30 in the morning, what must be going through their minds"... Navicky was taken to the Orlando Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. He was shot in the forearm and a bullet grazed his head. The suspect, Fatima Navicky, was taken to Winter Park Hospital to undergo an evaluation. "He is very lucky to be alive today and we want to make sure we do everything for him and his family," Lemma said. The children are in the care of a relative and child services... [Full article here]