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PBSO looking for robbery suspects who injured deputy after exchange of gunfire

Posted: 4:45 AM, May 12, 2017
Updated: 2017-05-12 19:45:57-04
PBSO looking for robbery suspects who injured deputy after exchange of gunfire
PBSO looking for robbery suspects who injured deputy after exchange of gunfire

UPDATE: PBSO says the deputy involved shooting, in Jupiter, is related to the early morning robbery at Duggans Pub & Grill.

A Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office deputy was injured after deputies chased and exchanged gunfire with armed robbery suspects early Friday morning.

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PBSO said they responded to an armed robbery at Duggans Pub & Grill located at Okeechobee Boulevard and Haverhill Road at 3:57 a.m.

PBSO initially said there was a reported robbery at Foster's Too bar, but those details were incorrect.

Deputies then became involved in a pursuit that ended when the suspects' vehicle crashed and flipped over at Church Street and Old Okeechobee Boulevard (picture of flipped car below).

PBSO said the suspects then started firing at deputies, who returned fire.  

A deputy was taken to the hospital with minor injuries and later released. PBSO clarified an earlier statement that said the deputy was shot. 

At 6 a.m., multiple personnel in tactical gear were armed on Church Street. Deputies were also spotted in tactical gear along Congress Avenue near Okeechobee Boulevard.

Just before 11 a.m., PBSO said the neighborhood is no longer on lockdown. However, law enforcement still had an area near Church Street and Old Okeechobee Boulevard roped off with crime tape.

No suspects are in custody.