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Man hospitalized in deputy-involved shooting

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BOCA RATON, Fla. (WSVN) -- A man was taken to the hospital after he was shot by an off-duty deputy, early Saturday morning.

Officials said the officer shot the man in the pool area of the Reflections of Boca Del Mar complex in Boca Raton after, according to the law enforcer, the man tried to hit him with a glass bottle.

Investigators said the incident allegedly started when the deputy, who lives at the complex, spotted the man having sex with a woman in the pool and tried to get them to stop. The couple, who does not live in the area, left the premises but returned a short time later. The male suspect approached the deputy while holding the bottle and an altercation ensued, which led the officer to discharge his firearm.

The injured man was taken to Delray Medical Center, where is listed in critical condition.

The deputy is on administrative leave while the case is under investigation.

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