DEERFIELD BEACH (CBSMiami) — A man is in custody following a SWAT situation in Deerfield Beach on Thursday morning.READ MORE: Heat Alert: Miami Beats Boston 109-103 For 2-1 Series Lead
Chopper4 was over the scene where the man, in flex cuffs, could be seen being put into an ambulance as SWAT officials stood by him. Earlier, SWAT could be seen with guns drawn and a SWAT vehicle near to the apartment building located at 215 Newport M.READ MORE: Man Held Without Bond In Killing Of Baby, Babysitter In Coral Springs
Broward Sheriff’s deputies said the man, in his 70s, woke up in diabetic shock. That’s when he grabbed a gun and shot several rounds in his apartment. Deputies said the man later locked himself inside the apartment refusing to come out, prompting deputies to call SWAT and take him into custody.
No one was inside the apartment at the time and no one was injured from the shots fired.MORE NEWS: Report: South Florida Counties Have High COVID Levels, Despite CDC Numbers
It is unclear if and what charges the man may be facing.