Deputies say they fatally shot Florida man who shot at them

October 7, 2018

STARKE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say deputies fatally shot a man who fired at them.

Jacksonville TV station WTLV reports that the man was fatally shot Sunday by deputies with the Bradford County Sheriff’s Office in Starke, a town in north Florida.

The man wasn’t immediately identified.

The TV station says the man had a mental illness and was off his medications.

Deputies says the man walked out of a shed shooting at officers, prompting them to shoot back.


Information from: WTLV-TV, http://www.wtlv.com/

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