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Orlando deputy shoots, injures man who fired shots at him

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Posted at 9:06 AM, Jan 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-13 09:06:29-05

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say a Florida sheriff's deputy fired a shot at a man who became violent after breaking a window at a trampoline business.

The shooting happened Sunday night in Orlando.

Orange County Sheriff's officials say deputies approached the man in the parking lot of Defy Extreme Air Sports around 9 p.m. and a brief struggle began.

The man pulled a gun and fired it at a deputy, narrowly missing him. The deputy wasn't injured.

A deputy returned fire, hitting the man several times. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.