FORT PIERCE, Fla. (CBS12) — The Fort Pierce Police Department has identified both the officer and the suspect involved in last week's deadly shooting.
Officer Steven Graziano, 25, responded to a disturbance on Alma Court last Thursday night, according to police. When he arrived, he say 51-year-old Jesus Lainez attacking the victim with a weapon.
Graziano shot Lainez. who died at the scene, police said. The victim was taken to a local hospital, where he's in critical condition.
Graziano wasn't injured and is currently on administrative leave, according to police. He's been working for the police department as a patrol officer since 2016.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is the lead investigating agency for this incident. The case is active and ongoing.