Lake County

Man dies in deputy-involved shooting, Lake County deputies say

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. — A man has died in a deputy-involved shooting, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office said.


According to a release, deputies responded to a suicidal adult man who was armed with a rifle in a Clermont home.

Deputies arrived at the home around 5 p.m. and found the 49-year-old man.

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Deputies said the man was shot by the deputy during the confrontation.

The man’s name was not released.

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LCSO said the deputy has been placed on administrative leave and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement will investigate the shooting.

Watch Channel 9 Eyewitness News for updates on this developing story.

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