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Woman dies in shootout with deputies in Pasco County

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Posted at 3:06 PM, Jun 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-27 19:13:07-04

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. -- A woman has died following a shootout with deputies in Pasco County.

The Pasco County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of a deputy-involved shooting in Port Richey on Saturday. According to deputies, a white woman opened fire at the deputies before one of the deputies fired back, hitting the woman.

The woman was later pronounced dead, deputies say.

Officials did not say what prompted the woman to shoot at the deputies. The deceased woman's identity has not yet been released as of Saturday afternoon.

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