Deputy Involved Shooting In Dade City


Dade City, Fla. (970 WFLA)-A man is dead after a shootout with deputies in Pasco County.  It happened Thursday evening in Dade City at the Many Mansions RV Park on Stewart Road.  

Dispatch received a call around 630 pm,  from a man who said his  roommate, James Palmquist took pills in a suicide attempt.  When deputies arrived, they say  54-year-old Palmquist  shouted, "f... you" and fired a shotgun at deputies.  Deputies returned fire and shot Palmquist who later died at the hospital. 

The unidentified deputies were not injured, and have been placed on paid administrative leave, pending an investigation.


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