Palm Beach County deputies came under fire Wednesday afternoon while serving a warrant near El Clair Ranch Road in western Boynton Beach. A deputy was shot in the hand and leg just after 1:30 PM and was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The suspect in the shooting barricaded himself inside a home for several hours before police were able to negotiate a peaceful surrender by 4:30 PM. The deputy who was shot is expected to survive.
PBSO Deputy involved shooting in West Boynton Beach off El Clair Ranch. PBSO says suspect is in custody. PBSO says it was executing a search warrant, when suspect fired at a deputy. Deputy returned fire but did not hit the suspect, who then barricaded himself. pic.twitter.com/kKAVphNpbO
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