The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deputy-involved shooting near Palm Beach State College, NBC affiliate WPTV in West Palm Beach reports.
Sheriff Ric Bradshaw says deputies engaged 48-year-old James Goad in a car chase lasting several miles.
The incident ended at the Atlantis Shopping Plaza on the corner of 6th Avenue South and Congress Avenue.
Bradshaw says prior to the chase Goad had committed an armed car jacking.
At the plaza the Sheriff says a security guard saw Goad with what appeared to be a gun, he adds that the man also threatened to shoot deputies.
From the air, PBSO chopper says they saw Goad with a firearm. When Goad ran towards deputies, Bradshaw says deputies shot at him.
Sheriff Bradshaw says deputies recovered a hunting knife from Goad.
A PBSO spokeswoman confirms Goad robbed a Lake Worth bank. On Friday, he handed the