DADE CITY, Fla. — Pasco County deputies are investigating a deputy-involved shooting.
According to deputies, dispatch received a call at 6:32 p.m. Thursday night from a man claiming his roommate was suicidal and had taken a hundred pills. When deputies arrived at their mobile home on Stewart Road in Dade City, the alleged suicidal male exited the mobile home and fired a shot at deputies.
PCSO says that deputies returned fire and shot the male, who later died.
Prior to firing his gun, the man allegedly shouted "F-you, cops."
"Making his intentions to potentially harm our deputies very clear," Pasco Sheriff's Office said in a press release. "Fortunately, our deputies were not injured. They will be placed on paid, administrative leave as is protocol."
The investigation is active and ongoing.