- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 26, 2015

THONOTOSASSA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say deputies shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at them as they responded to a domestic disturbance call at a home near Tampa.

In a news release, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said 51-year-old Todd Tomlinson was shot multiple times after refusing to drop his weapon Tuesday night. He was declared dead at the scene.

Inside the home, deputies found the body of Tomlinson’s brother, 53-year-old Scott Tomlinson. The news release says his body was in the kitchen and he’d been shot multiple times.

Authorities say Todd Tomlinson lived in nearby Plant City. Investigators don’t know what happened between the brothers.

Neither deputy - Mark Barnwell and Irazema “Izzy” Viera Roquemore - was injured. They’ve been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation.



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