Florida Sheriff: Deputy Critically Injured After Shootout
PORT ST. JOHN, Fla. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy who was serving a search warrant in a prostitution investigation is in critical condition after a shootout.
Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey says a group of deputies went to a home in Port St. John to serve the warrant and take a woman into custody.
But as the deputies approached the home, a man inside opened fire.
The deputies returned fire, wounding the shooter.