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Florida deputy fatally shoots man outside apartments

Published:Wednesday | July 22, 2015 | 7:00 AM

Florida, United States (AP):

A South Florida sheriff's deputy has shot and killed a man outside an apartment complex.

Broward Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Veda Coleman-Wright said the man was taken to a local hospital yesterday afternoon and later died.

The man's identity and the circumstances behind the afternoon confrontation with deputies at the complex in Oakland Park were not immediately released.

Television news reports showed a number of BSO vehicles and investigators on the scene. Coleman-Wright said Sheriff Scott Israel would provide an update later yesterday.

Further details were not immediately available.