Deputies fatally shoot burglary suspect

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Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 9:10 am | Updated: 11:19 am, Sun Aug 4, 2013.

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man breaking into a Pensacola self-storage business was killed by deputies.

The Escambia County Sheriff's Office reports that 49-year-old Paul Thayer was trying to enter the business Sunday night when he was confronted by two deputies. Witnesses say Thayer pulled a gun and fired at the deputies.

The deputies returned fire, killing Thayer. The Pensacola News Journal (http://on.pnj.com/127N11J ) reports that the shooting remains under investigation.

___ Information from: Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal, http://www.pensacolanewsjournal.com

 

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