ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Orlando police say an officer has fatally shot a suspect who was carrying a gun while standing in the middle of a busy highway.
The shooting occurred as police were chasing a vehicle belonging to another suspect of an armed robbery early Monday. Officers stopped the vehicle to question that suspect.
Additional officers at the scene noticed another person wielding a gun standing in the middle of Interstate 4. Police say officers engaged the suspect and were forced to shoot. The victim died at the scene. It's unclear what prompted the shooting. No other details were released.
Authorities are investigating whether the two incidents are related. The victim was not identified.
The shooting caused massive delays during rush hour traffic Monday.