THONOTOSASSA, Fla. – Hillsborough County deputies shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at them as they responded to a domestic disturbance call at a home Tuesday night near Tampa, and Miami police say officers shot a 21-year-old man who confronted them outside an apartment complex.
Hillsborough County deputies shot and killed a 51-year-old man who pointed a gun at them as they responded to a domestic disturbance call at a home near Tampa, according to the Sheriff's Office.
Todd Tomlinson was shot multiple times after refusing to drop his weapon, according to deputies. He was declared dead at the scene.
Inside the home, deputies found the body of Tomlinson's brother, 53-year-old Scott Tomlinson. A news release says his body was in the kitchen and he'd been shot multiple times.
Authorities say Todd Tomlinson lived in nearby Plant City. Investigators don't know what happened between the brothers.
Neither deputy -- Mark Barnwell and Irazema "Izzy" Viera Roquemore -- was injured. They've been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation.
Man shot by police during confrontation in Miami
A 21-year-old man was shot by Miami-Dade police detectives after he opened fire on them during an investigation into another shooting.
The shooting happened Tuesday night as the detectives were approaching an apartment complex. According to a news release from police, the officers were confronted by the man, who then fired at them. They returned fire, hitting him.
Police said the man was taken to Aventura Hospital Trauma Unit. His condition wasn't immediately known and his name hasn't been released.
According to the news release, the man is white. The race of the officers involved in the shooting wasn't listed.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating.