Deputies shoot, kill Hernando man - FOX 13 News

Deputies shoot, kill Hernando man

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Hernando County deputies shot and killed a man who set his residence on fire in Brooksville, the sheriff's office said.

It happened on California Street after James Palmer was apparently being evicted from his home.

Deputies said the man confronted them and was aggressive. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement will review the shooting.

The man was airlifted to a trauma center with life-threatening injuries.

The view from the helicopter showed a heavy firefighter and police presence at the scene. The house is located in a secluded, wooded area.

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