Man with knife fatally shot by deputies in Pompano Beach
Deputies placed on administrative leave pending outcome of investigation
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – The Broward Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal deputy-involved shooting in Pompano Beach.
Deputies were called to a domestic disturbance just before 10 p.m. Friday on Northwest 14th Street.
When deputies arrived at the scene, they found a man in the backyard of the home with a knife, BSO spokeswoman Veda Coleman-Wright said.
Two deputies opened fire, and the man was pronounced dead at the scene, Coleman-Wright said.
No other injuries were reported.
The deputies have been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation.
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