Man shot, killed after attacking Florida deputies with a knife

Officials with the Marion County Sheriff's Office are investigating after they said a man was shot by deputies at a Circle K late Tuesday night. / Source: (Marion County Sheriff's Office)

THE VILLAGES, Fla. (WVLT/ WCJB) -- Two Marion County Sheriff Deputies were involved in a shooting late Tuesday night after a man attacked them with a knife.

In a press release, Marion County Sheriff's Office said two deputies were pumping gas at the Circle K on South East Highway 42 on Jan. 14 when a man pulled out a knife and attacked them.

According to WCJB,the deputies shot the man and he was later transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

No deputies were injured during the incident.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating the incident.

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