Florida Man Shot After Charging at Deputy With Scissors

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Martin County Sheriff's Office

MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. — A man who deputies were called to remove for trespassing from his parent’s home was shot by a Martin County Sheriff’s Deputy.

The suspect, who refused to comply with deputy’s commands, charged one of the deputies with scissors. The deputy fired one shot hitting the suspect in the abdomen. The man was transported to the hospital. The deputy was not injured.

Martin County Sheriff’s Office
Martin County Sheriff’s Office

The family of the suspect wanted him removed from the property and contacted the Martin County Sheriff’s Office. Despite warnings to stay off the property, the suspect returned.

Deputies witnessed the man come back to the home and confronted him. That’s when the suspect tried to attack the deputy with the scissors.

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