UPDATE: An alert has been cancelled after a Taylor County deputy was shot Tuesday night
A Taylor County deputy has life-threatening injuries after being shot multiple times last night. The suspect is dead, according to law enforcement. More information will be released during a 2pm news conference that will be streamed live on FDLE's Facebook page.
A Taylor County deputy has life-threatening injuries after being shot multiple times Tuesday night. It happened just south of the town of Salem.
The shooting prompted a Blue Alert. These alerts are issued when a law enforcement officer is killed or injured by a suspect who is considered a threat to the public.
Law enforcers are looking for 33-year-old Gregory Ryan Miedema. He's described as 5’ 8’, 165 pounds, brown hair, blue eyes. He's seen in police photos wearing glasses.
Miedema was last seen on US-19 near Deer Run Road in Perry. He’s believed to be in a 2000 gold Chrysler Sebring with a dark convertible top, tag Y78TKU.
FDLE says if you think you see him, please call 911.