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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

01/20/2023

ACTIVITY/PINE ISLAND RD-UPDATED

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is currently on scene at 9201 Pine Island Rd. in an unincorporated area of Clermont. Our deputies initially responded to a request for a well-being check on the homeowner. Once on scene our deputies were confronted by an individual who was armed with a rifle and handgun. Deputies sought cover and attempted to communicate with the individual however he would not speak with deputies and retreated into the home.

Currently our Crisis Negotiations team is working towards a peaceful resolution.
We have no further information available for release at this time. We ask that residents and visitors avoid the area of 9201 Pine Island Rd.

***UPDATE***

The situation on Pine Island Road has been resolved. As events unfolded an officer involved shooting occurred. The suspect has been transported to the hospital for treatment, no law enforcement officials were injured. The Florida Department of law enforcement is on scene to conduct an investigation into the officer involved shooting, which is routine procedure.

The name of the suspect is not being released at this time.

***UPDATE***

The suspect from this morning’s incident on Pine Island Rd has been pronounced dead at the hospital, next of kin has already been notified. His name is Donald Charles Brady (5/16/1953) He is the homeowner at the incident address and was the individual deputies were requested to conduct a well-being check on.

No other new information is available at this time. FDLE will be continuing their investigation.



Released by James Vachon

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