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Suspect Dead, Two Deputies Injured in Florida Shootout

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A man was being arrested on outstanding charges and opened fire on the deputies.

A suspect was killed and two deputies were injured during a shootout in a Florida supermarket parking lot Sunday afternoon, Orange County deputies told WFTV-TV in Orlando.

A man was being arrested on outstanding charges and opened fire on the deputies, a family friend told WKMG-TV. The deputies returned fire and struck the man, a witness told WKMG. The incident took place in a Publix parking lot.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office tweeted that a man opened fire and then deputies returned fire, killing the suspect:

The deputies involved suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to a hospital, WFTV said.

This is breaking news; updates will be added.

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