Man Shot by Deputy

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ A Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputy shot a man after responding to an early-morning call near Tampa.

Authorities say deputies received a call early Wednesday about a man armed with a gun who was threatening to kill himself.

Deputies arrived at the residence around 3 a.m. and the man walked out of the house a short time later, still holding the handgun.

A sheriff’s office report says one of the deputies feared for his life and shot the man.

The man was taken to Tampa General Hospital where he died.

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