Titusville, Fla. – Titusville police on Thursday released the identity of a 64-year-old motel owner who investigators say was shot to death Wednesday by a resident.
Daniel Wade of Titusville was shot just before 11 a.m. Wednesday, police said.
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The gunman, who was staying at the Siesta Motel on South Washington Avenue, shot Wade and then tried to shoot a female employee, but his gun jammed, officials said.
Investigators said the gunman ran away but tried to stop him on Forest Road. The man opened fire, prompting an officer to return fire, records show.
Several witnesses said the suspect then shot himself in the head. He was admitted to the hospital in critical condition.
Police have not yet released the name of the killer.
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