Deputy Recovering After Being Shot Outside Hendry County Store

A Sheriff’s deputy in Hendry County is in stable condition after being shot at a convenience store late Thursday night.

According to NBC affiliate WBBH-TV, the shooting took place in Clewiston, not far from Lake Okeechobee and south of Moore Haven, around 10 p.m.

Deputies reportedly were speaking to a few people outside that store when, at some point, one of them pulled out a gun and fired four shots.

One of those hit the deputy in the arm.

Other deputies immediately took the man into custody for questioning but officials say they're looking for a person of interest and no further details were released.

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