PASCO COUNTY, Fla.- Pasco Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a hotel in Zephyrhills after receiving information that a suspect wanted for a home invasion robbery, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and other charges was at the location.
As deputies responded, including Deputy Carmack and K9 Shep, the suspect was located in his vehicle in the parking lot and, as deputies approached, the suspect put a firearm to his head and threatened to kill himself.
Over the next 45 minutes, Deputy Carmack established a rapport with the suspect and convinced him to put down the firearm and exit the vehicle peacefully.
Thanks to the good work of all involved, this very dangerous situation was peacefully resolved with no injuries.
This body-worn camera footage captures the entirety of this situation.
WARNING: The video below contains heavy language and a stressful situation. This video displays a situation where Law Enforcement works with the suspect to listen and diffuse this situation and ends this situation peacefully.