Florida deputy injured in shooting outside supermarket

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Posted: Mar 10, 2017 6:50 AM

CLEWISTON, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a southwest Florida sheriff's deputy was shot in the left arm as he was talking to someone outside a supermarket.

Hendry County Sheriff's officials tell area news outlets someone fired four shots at Deputy Jason Moorehead about 10 p.m. Thursday.

Officials say Moorehead was rushed to a trauma unit and is in stable condition.

The shooting happened outside the M&M Supermarket in Clewiston, which is between Fort Myers and West Palm Beach on the southern end of Lake Okeechobee.

Sheriff's officials say they're looking for a person of interest, but no further details were released.