Deputies shoot bank robbery suspect after chase in Hernando Co.

The shooting happened in Hernando County

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. -- A bank robbery suspect was shot after a chase in Hernando County today.

It happened near South Broad Street north of Cortez Boulevard.  Deputies say the suspect led them on a chase following the robbery, and even rammed into one deputy’s cruiser.

The suspect was taken to the hospital.  At this point, we don’t have word of his condition.

Investigators say there was a hostage with the suspect.  That hostage was shaken up, but unharmed.

No officers were hurt. 

Broad Street between Martin Luther King Jr. and Ponce DeLeon street were closed for the investigation.

We’re working to gather more information.  As soon as we have them, we’ll post them here. 

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