One dead after officer-involved shooting in Gadsden County

Published: Oct. 22, 2018 at 8:48 AM EDT
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By: Aubrey Brown | WCTV Eyewitness News

October 22, 2018

GADSDEN COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) -- One person is dead following an officer-involved shooting just before midnight on Sunday, the Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office confirms.

GCSO says a suspect fled from deputies during a traffic stop at King Street and Lillian Springs Road in Quincy. A vehicle pursuit was initiated, and ended on Highway 12 at Interstate 10 Exit 174, on the eastbound entrance ramp.

Gadsden County deputies and officers with the Quincy Police Department were involved in the shooting.

One person was fatally injured, but authorities say no officers were hurt.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating the incident.