ORLANDO (CBSMiami/AP) — Sheriff’s deputies in Orlando shot a man who they say got out of his pickup truck during a traffic stop and pointed a gun at them.READ MORE: Coral Springs Police: 3 Separate Crime Scenes Tied To One Suspect
Orange County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Ingrid Tejada-Monforte said in a news release that the incident happened Wednesday night near Orlando.
Tejada-Monforte said the deputies were in an unmarked vehicle when they stopped the truck.
They fired when the man pointed the gun at them.READ MORE: Brightline Celebrates 3 Years Of Service As It Nears Orlando Extension Completion
The man was taken to a hospital where he underwent surgery. His condition was not immediately available.
A woman who was in the truck was not injured and is being interviewed by detectives.
The case is under review by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the three deputies are on administrative leave pending their findings.MORE NEWS: Ronald Acuña's 1st Game In Miami Since Knee Injury, Leads Braves Past Marlins 5-3
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