LAKE COUNTY, Fla. – A Lake County deputy shot and killed an armed man Sunday evening in Clermont, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.
According to the sheriff’s office, deputies responded to 10630 Reagans Run Drive in Clermont in response to a “suicidal adult male” at the residence who was armed with a rifle.
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Deputies said they arrived shortly after 5 p.m. and encountered a 49-year-old man who was armed.
At some point during the confrontation, the man was fatally shot by a deputy, the sheriff’s office said.
The deputy has been placed on administrative leave while the shooting is investigated by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
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