74ºF

Officials remember Florida trooper fatally shot near I-95 rest stop

Trooper Joseph Bullock was 19-year veteran, according to agency

Trooper Joseph Bullock.
Trooper Joseph Bullock. (WKMG)

MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. – Central Florida law enforcement agencies and elected officials are remembering the Florida Highway Patrol trooper who was shot to death near an I-95 rest stop in South Florida.

Trooper Joseph Bullock, a 19-year veteran, died in a shooting before noon Wednesday near a rest stop not far from Palm City, about 45 minutes north of West Palm Beach, the Highway Patrol said in a statement.

[FULL STORY: Florida trooper killed in shooting at I-95 rest stop]

Details on what led to the shooting have not been released.

Bullock was someone who chose to make selflessly serving and protecting others his life’s work,” FHP Executive Director Terry L. Rhodes and Col. Gene Spaulding said in a joint statement.

Here’s how other Florida agencies and officials are remembering Bullock:


About the Author: