Man Shot During Foreclosure Standoff

By: Associated Press and WTVY
By: Associated Press and WTVY

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say deputies have shot and wounded man while serving an eviction notice at a South Florida home.

The Broward Sheriff's Office reports that deputies went to the Pembroke Pines home on Friday. While there, the man started a fire in the home. Officers shot the resident, who was transported to a nearby hospital. The man's condition was not known.

Authorities have not released additional details. The suspect's name wasn't immediately released.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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  • by Anonymous on Jul 15, 2011 at 02:26 PM
    Thats not right, you're suppose shoot back if you're fired upon.The man started a fire, why didn't the cops call the fire department ?
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