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Video of deputies shooting armed man as he flees released by Indian River Co. Sheriff’s Office

Footage has been released by Indian River County Sheriff’s Office showing an armed young man fleeing the scene of a traffic stop, WPTV reports.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, they stopped the vehicle after they believed the occupants were involved in a “shots fired” report was called in.

Authorities identified 19-year-old Jamall Frederick, of Fort Pierce, as the gunman.

Sheriff Eric Flowers has informed the public that the investigation is in its begining stages and ongoing.