Man with knife fatally shot by deputies in Pompano Beach

Deputies placed on administrative leave pending outcome of investigation

By Sanela Sabovic - Reporter

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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