Suspect shot by Indian River deputy

VERO BEACH, FL (WFLX) - A man is recovering after he was shot by an Indian River County deputy.

It happened around 1 a.m. Sunday on 49th Street in Vero Beach. Four suspects were spotted in a stolen car and a short chase took place.

After bailing from the car, shots were fired at a deputy and that's when he fired back striking one man.

That person was taken to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center. His condition is unknown.

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