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1 killed during officer-involved shooting in Jackson Co.

A man has been died following an officer-involved shooting early Wednesday morning.
A man has been died following an officer-involved shooting early Wednesday morning.
Updated: Jun. 16, 2021 at 4:34 PM EDT
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JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) - One person has died following an officer-involved shooting early Wednesday morning, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said in a press release.

JCSO said it responded to a 911 call in the southwest region of the county. When deputies arrived on scene, they were confronted with an armed subject and as a result, were involved in a shooting.

The subject was injured and lifesaving measures were performed, but ultimately succumbed to their injuries.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the State Attorney’s Office responded to the scene and began an investigation, JCSO said.

The involved deputy has been placed on administrative leave per agency protocol.

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