A Florida Highway Patrol trooper is on administrative leave pending an investigation of a police-involved shooting in Delray Beach.
The particulars of the incident Tuesday evening along Atlantic Avenue, just off I-95 have not been confirmed, but CBS 12 is citing sources that say a man being pulled over by a state trooper opened fire on the trooper, who fired back and killed the man.
Neither the identity of the man nor the trooper has been released.
A statement from the Florida Highway Patrol states only that the trooper has been placed on "non-disciplinary administrative leave, per FHP policy."
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has taken over the investigation.
The incident had Atlantic Avenue shut down for several hours.
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