Deputy fatally shoots man who grabbed stun gun

A Volusia County deputy fatally shot a man who grabbed his stun gun as they struggled, Sheriff Mike Chitwood said.

Our news partners at WKMG report the incident began Thursday afternoon where a suspicious male was reported in a Deltona RaceTrac bathroom for 90 minutes.

A deputy arrived and found the man in the restroom with a syringe and drugs. He ordered the man to surrender repeatedly, but the man resisted.

During the fight, the suspect. a Hispanic man in his late 20s or early 30s, grabbed the Taser. The deputy shot him.

The deputy was not hurt.

For more, read the WKMG report.

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