Escambia County deputies stopped a gunman at a Pensacola area grocery store Thursday afternoon, the sheriff’s office said.
According to the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, a man began firing at customers inside Grocery Advantage in the 4300-block of Lillian Highway.
Deputies arrived shortly before 3 p.m. and returned fire.
“I know I speak not only for the sheriff’s office but all citizens of Escambia County, in thanking the fine men and women of the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office for their professionalism and courage,” Sheriff David Morgan said in a statement.
No civilians or law enforcement personnel were injured. The shooter, who was not publicly identified, was taken to the hospital.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement will investigate the shooting.