Bay County deputy shoots drug suspects

A drug suspect shot by a Bay County sheriff's deputy Wednesday night remains in critical condition.

Officials say they were trying to arrest 18-year-old Frank Jones shortly after 7 PM when he fled and fired at authorities. The deputy then
fired back, hitting Jones. It happened at the Macedonia Housing Complex on West 17th Street in St. Andrew.

The suspect allegedly sold crack cocaine to an undercover officer earlier in the day.

No one else was injured in the shooting.

The deputy is on paid administrative leave while the Florida Department of Law Enforcement investigates, which is standard
³procedure.


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