Fla. cops shoot ex-firefighter after he shot sheriff's deputies


By Kieran Nicholson
Denver Post

PALM BEACH, Fla. — A former Golden volunteer firefighter was shot by police in Florida on Tuesday night after he fired a rifle at them, authorities said.

Dallas Adkins Jr., 59, who moved to Florida a couple of years ago after living and working in Golden for many years, was hit by gunfire from Palm Beach County sheriff's deputies, according to the Sun-Sentinel newspaper. He was in critical condition at a Florida hospital.

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