CITRUS COUNTY, Fla. – UPDATE HERE One Dead and Four Rescued. There is currently a heavy Sheriff’s Office presence on Highway 41, North of Independence in Hernando, as Deputies respond to the scene of an armed suspect who is currently barricaded inside of a home.
The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office Crisis Negotiation Team, as well as the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team are on scene working to resolve the situation.
Please avoid this area, and take an alternative route. Updates will be provided as more information becomes available.