Man critically injured in deputy-involved shooting in Pompano Beach

BSO says man attacked deputy, displayed gun, prompting deputies to shoot
deputy-involved shooting at Briny Avenue in Pompano Beach, Jan. 11, 2023
Posted at 11:57 AM, Jan 11, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-11 11:57:12-05

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — A suspect has been critically injured after a deputy-involved shooting in Pompano Beach.

The shooting occurred late Tuesday in the 600 block of Briny Avenue.

Broward Sheriff's Office spokesman Carey Codd said deputies were called to a crime in progress.

Codd said when deputies arrived, a man attacked one of them and displayed a gun, prompting them to open fire.

The man was wounded and taken to a nearby hospital to be treated.

Codd said the suspect was in critical condition Wednesday morning.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating the shooting, which is standard procedure.