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POLICE SHOOTING: Deputy Grazed, Suspect Killed In Broward County

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BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com

BROWARD COUNTY, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — A Broward Sheriff’s Deputy was “grazed” by a bullet when responding to a domestic disturbance call Saturday morning. Deputies returned fire, shooting and killing the suspect. BSO issued this advisory at 11 a.m. Saturday:

“Shortly before 8 a.m. on Saturday, July 23, Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a domestic disturbance call in the 1700 block of South State Road 7 in North Lauderdale. When deputies made contact with the adult male subject, the subject produced a firearm and fired at deputies, grazing one of the deputies in the head. Deputies returned fire striking the male subject.”

“The subject was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The deputy who was struck was also transported to an area hospital and is expected to recover. BSO’s Homicide Unit detectives, Crime Scene Unit investigators and Internal Affairs investigators responded to the scene. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement will investigate the deputy-involved shooting. Motorists are urged to avoid the area of South State Road 7 between Southwest 17th Street and Bailey Road.”

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