Authorities: Deputy shoots, wounds armed man at Florida grocery store

Authorities say a deputy in Florida shot and wounded a man who was firing a handgun in a grocery store.

News 12 Staff

Aug 16, 2019, 11:22 AM

Updated 1,739 days ago

Share:

Authorities say a deputy in Florida shot and wounded a man who was firing a handgun in a grocery store.
The Escambia County Sheriff's Office posted on Facebook that the shooting occurred Thursday afternoon at a Grocery Advantage in Pensacola.
undefined
Deputies responded to the store following reports of an active shooter.
According to officials, the man was inside the store and firing his gun when deputies arrived. At least one of the deputies opened fire on the man.
The man was taken to a hospital. His condition wasn't immediately available.
No injuries were reported to anyone else in the store.
Officials didn't immediately release the names or races of the deputy or the shooting suspect.
AP wire services helped contribute to this report.


More from News 12
0:15
Officials: Single-engine plane crash-lands in Holland Township field

Officials: Single-engine plane crash-lands in Holland Township field

2:31
Summerlike weather returns to New Jersey ahead of Memorial Day

Summerlike weather returns to New Jersey ahead of Memorial Day

1:46
Reports of gunfire in Roselle temporarily put schools on lockdown

Reports of gunfire in Roselle temporarily put schools on lockdown

1:51
Officials: Train pulls down wires in Elizabeth, causing some power outages

Officials: Train pulls down wires in Elizabeth, causing some power outages

Police: Man accused of attacking mechanic with bleach, smashing windshield

Police: Man accused of attacking mechanic with bleach, smashing windshield

2:31
Prosecution focuses on Egyptian halal beef deal in Menendez’s bribery trial

Prosecution focuses on Egyptian halal beef deal in Menendez’s bribery trial

2:27
Advocates express concern as badly decomposed dolphin washes up in Long Branch

Advocates express concern as badly decomposed dolphin washes up in Long Branch

1:59
Route 71 bridge in Monmouth County remains closed as Memorial Day weekend approaches

Route 71 bridge in Monmouth County remains closed as Memorial Day weekend approaches

0:21
Scottie Scheffler's Louisville court date postponed after arrest during PGA Championship

Scottie Scheffler's Louisville court date postponed after arrest during PGA Championship

1:19
Red Lobster seeks bankruptcy protection days after closing dozens of restaurants

Red Lobster seeks bankruptcy protection days after closing dozens of restaurants

0:32
Prosecutors: Man charged with attempted kidnapping in Garfield; victim saved by good Samaritan

Prosecutors: Man charged with attempted kidnapping in Garfield; victim saved by good Samaritan

2:52
Sources: State police search Massapequa Park home of alleged Gilgo Beach serial killer

Sources: State police search Massapequa Park home of alleged Gilgo Beach serial killer

0:16
Police: Driver killed in Jefferson Township car crash on Route 15

Police: Driver killed in Jefferson Township car crash on Route 15

1:41
New Jersey joins Click it or Ticket seat belt campaign. Here's what you should know.

New Jersey joins Click it or Ticket seat belt campaign. Here's what you should know.

1:56
Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with traditional Chinese dragon dance

Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with traditional Chinese dragon dance

0:38
Police: Manchester Township driver ejected from motorized bike following crash into SUV

Police: Manchester Township driver ejected from motorized bike following crash into SUV

2:31
Made In New Jersey: Buy or make your own candles at Brighter Days in Marlboro

Made In New Jersey: Buy or make your own candles at Brighter Days in Marlboro

2:11
Turn to Tara: FEMA initiative aims to improve safety of seniors during natural disasters

Turn to Tara: FEMA initiative aims to improve safety of seniors during natural disasters

0:27
Pacers set NBA playoff shooting mark, top Knicks 130-109 in Game 7 to make Eastern Conference finals

Pacers set NBA playoff shooting mark, top Knicks 130-109 in Game 7 to make Eastern Conference finals

Your New Jersey Graduation Photos

Your New Jersey Graduation Photos