Man Shot After Allegedly Burglarizing a Florida Bakery

By: AP
By: AP

Lakeland, Florida (AP) --

Authorities say a man has been critically injured after being shot outside a central Florida bakery.

Police were called to the Wonder Hostess bakery outlet in
Lakeland Wednesday evening (Oct. 13). Investigators say a man and his girlfriend had committed a burglary at the bakery and placed
pastries and other bread items in their vehicle.

Sgt. Terri Smith says the suspect then cut open the vinyl roof
of a Corvette, triggering the alarm. The owner of the vehicle,
Toney Anthony Price, exited the building and got into an
altercation with the man.

Lakeland police say Toney Anthony Price exited the building
after the alarm for his car went off. According to investigators,
Price was armed with a handgun and got into an altercation with the
man who had stolen the bread.

Police say the suspect was shot in the head.

The man's name has not been released, pending notification of
next of kin.

No further details were immediately available.


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  • by me also on Oct 18, 2010 at 08:46 AM
    your ignorance is a showing e turn age
  • by ETurnage Location: Tallahassee on Oct 17, 2010 at 02:48 PM
    Ignorance? Ignorance would be supporting a criminal act by restricting a property owner from defending what belongs to him by whatever means he so chooses. Speaking of ignorance, just what is a " showning ", Einstein?
  • by me also Location: tally on Oct 17, 2010 at 06:59 AM
    e turn age seems like you are everywhere with all of your ignorance showning. to "me"&"me to" that would also be one i'd really like to on the jury FOR THE SAME REASON.
  • by ETurnage Location: Tallahassee on Oct 16, 2010 at 04:14 PM
    Any idea where we can send money to provide gun oil and ammo for this guy?
  • by GV Location: Ga on Oct 14, 2010 at 12:26 PM
    To "me",me to.
  • by me Location: tally on Oct 14, 2010 at 09:59 AM
    MIKE...Considering the circumstances, I believe you're wrong. If I sat on his jury he would be not guilty.
  • by S&W Location: TLH on Oct 14, 2010 at 09:39 AM
    Hey mike, what about the new stand your ground law?
  • by Mike Location: Tallahassee on Oct 14, 2010 at 08:55 AM
    Woops! Florida law says you can't shoot someone over stealing or damaging property. Unless there is a lot more to this story, Mr. Corvette owner is going to the gray bar hotel for an extended stay.
  • by dog Location: gone on Oct 14, 2010 at 08:49 AM
    The BANKS could learn from this.
  • by Bob Location: Jasper on Oct 14, 2010 at 06:47 AM
    Stealing bread? Worth losing your life over? Hope the guy who shot him gets a medal and the girl helping him gets charged with murder. This nonsense of taking others property has to stop.
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