Community Alert: Deputy Involved Shooting, Trinity
Pasco Sheriff’s Office is on scene of a deputy-involved shooting that occurred around 6:20 p.m. today in the Fox Wood neighborhood of Trinity.
PSO initially responded to a call for service for a suicide attempt in progress with gunfire heard from within a residence. Based upon preliminary investigation, a white adult male injured themself with an intentional self-inflected gun shot. The deputy confronted the individual and then fired upon entry. Medical care was rendered immediately.
The individual was transported to a nearby hospital for continued medical care. All parties are accounted for, and there is no public safety threat.
Due to the sensitive nature of this case, no news conference is planned.
FDLE will investigate the deputy-involved shooting, per a standing agreement. The deputy involved is on administrative leave, per PSO protocol, during FDLE’s investigation into the shooting.
Mental health related cases are something our deputies see far too often. Resources and help are available. Visit PascoSheriff.com/MentalHealth to find a list of community-based resources.