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Officials: Florida Woman Dies in Gunfire Exchange with Deputies

A Florida woman was shot and killed Saturday after firing at sheriff deputies, authorities said.

The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said in a series of Twitter posts that the woman fled during an investigation in Port Richey.

According to authorities, the woman fired a shot at the deputies, who then shot back, striking her once.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene after being treated by emergency personnel.

None of the deputies were injured.

The names of those involved have not been released.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is conducting an investigation into the shooting.