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.