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MCSO: Two dead after Martin County deputies kill shooting suspect who killed victim

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MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. — A suspect is dead after a shootout with Martin County Sheriff’s Office deputies Wednesday morning.

According to the Martin County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to the area of Dixie Ross Street after a report of gunshots in the area.

When deputies arrived, they found a victim suffering from a gunshot wound.

While tending to the victim, a suspect opened fire on deputies who returned fire, killing the suspect, according to the Martin County Sheriff’s Office.

The victim of the initial shooting also died as a result of his injuries.

Fortunately, no deputies were injured in the gun battle.

Detectives are still investigating.