BRANDON, Fla. (AP) — A man is dead after an altercation with Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies in a Brandon neighborhood.
Deputies shot the man early Tuesday in a suburb near Tampa.
Authorities say the suspect had attempted to break into homes and stabbed a cat. The Tampa Tribune (http://bit.ly/1jO828r ) reports the man threatened deputies with a butcher knife. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
No sheriff's deputies were injured in the shooting. The Sheriff's Office is investigating.
Further details were not immediately available.
Information from: The Tampa (Fla.) Tribune, http://www.tampatrib.com