WTVY  | Dothan, AL  | News, Weather, Sports

Deputies Fatally Shoot Burglary Suspect

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say a man breaking into a Pensacola self-storage business was killed by deputies.

Authorities say 49-year-old Paul Thayer was trying to enter the business Sunday night when he was confronted by two deputies.

Witnesses say Thayer pulled a gun and fired at the deputies. The deputies returned fire, killing Thayer.

Reports say that the shooting remains under investigation.


WTVY-TV 285 N Foster Street Dothan, AL 36303 334-792-3195
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 188943951 - wtvy.com/a?a=188943951