Shooting Suspect Killed by SWAT Team

TAMPA -

Searching shoulder to shoulder SWAT team members found the man suspected of killing a Polk County deputy.

The suspect was hidden under a fallen oak tree in thick brush within 100 yards of where he'd been seen last.

Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd says the suspect refused to show both hands. Law officers saw a gun and responded - shooting the suspect numerous times and killing him.

JUDD: God will be the judge and jury this time.

The sheriff is certain the man shot this morning was the one who killed Deputy Vernon Matthew Williams in a shootout yesterday following a traffic stop.

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