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A Florida man has died after firing on lawmakers during a protest that lasted several hours.

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On Monday night, a man in Florida opened fire on lawmakers trying to serve with an arrest warrant, killing himself during a protest that lasted several hours.

sco County Sheriff’s deputies tried to search for a man with three charges at a home in Dade City around 9:50 p.m., Sheriff Chris Nokko told reporters at the scene. Officials did not specify what the charges were.

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According to the sheriff’s office, deputies spent about 10 minutes asking the suspect, who was not identified, to leave the residence peacefully.

The suspect then fired from inside the residence.

Sheriff’s Office footage from the body camera shows how the incident began with the first shots.

“Shot, shot!” the deputy is heard screaming through the windshield of his troll vehicle before firing.

“He fired the first shot,” the deputy said on his radio after hiding behind his vehicle. “Bullets came out of the window, towards my vehicle. We fired.”

The body camera video showed the deputy hiding behind his troll vehicle after firing on the suspected deputies.

The man refused to leave the house, talked to deputies for two hours, and fired at them from time to time, the sheriff’s office said.

Officials said the man eventually turned his gun on himself and died at the scene. No MP was injured in the incident.

Men and women in Nocco uniforms praised the hard work they do to protect their communities, but expressed concern about the violence against law enforcement.

“Violence against law enforcement is a reality, it’s there,” Nokko said. told reporters. “We will do everything we can, but violence and abuse against law enforcement should stop.

The shooting is carried out according to the standard protocol.

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