Man found shot after deputies attempt to serve eviction notice

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Posted: Thursday, June 5, 2014 11:08 am

SARASOTA, Fla. -- One man is dead after deputies attempted to serve an eviction notice.

According to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office, deputies with the with the SCSO Civil Section were attempting to serve an eviction notice at a home on Fraser Pine Boulevard in The Enclave neighborhood off Palmer Boulevard Thursday morning.

During the attempted service, a gunshot was heard from within the residence.

Deputies were able to secure the area and gain entry into the house. One occupant was found deceased from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. There were no other occupants in the house.

The incident is still under investigation.

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