Unstable man captured after shooting at cops from apartment building balcony

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Boca Raton, FL – On Sunday, June 27, 2021, at approximately 1:15 p.m., the Boca Raton Police responded to a report of a male acting unstable in a vehicle in the parking lot of 6780 Congress Avenue.

The caller said a handgun was seen in his hoodie. As officers were en route, the caller reported the sound of a possible gunshot from an undetermined location. Officers arrived on scene and while investigating, gunfire erupted. A marked Boca Raton Police vehicle was struck by two bullets while two officers were using the vehicle as cover.

The officers were not injured. As the sound of gunfire continued, it was determined the suspect, 25-year-old Kyle Raymond, was shooting from the balcony of apartment 511.

Raymond then stopped shooting and went back inside the apartment. The Boca Raton Police SWAT Team and Crisis Negotiation Team responded to the scene. Negotiators made contact with Raymond via phone and he agreed to walk out and meet with officers. He was taken into custody on the fifth floor of the apartment building.

No injuries were sustained as a result of the gunfire. Multiple shell casings were located in the parking lot of the apartment complex. Boca Raton Police detectives interviewed Raymond and as a result of the investigation, he was charged with two counts of Attempted Murder of a Law Enforcement Officer and Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm. Raymond was later transported to the Palm Beach County Jail.