Deputies with the Escambia County (FL) Sheriff's Office responded to a disturbance at a grocery store on Thursday afternoon, finding upon arrival an armed suspect shooting at customers inside the store.

The department said on Facebook, "Deputies arrived on scene and located the suspect and immediately thwarted the active shooter situation. No civilians or deputies were injured during the incident. The suspect was then transported to a local hospital. Per ECSO policy, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement was notified and responded to investigate the officer involved shooting."

Sheriff David Morgan said in a statement, "I know I speak not only for the Sheriff’s Office but all citizens of Escambia County, in thanking the fine men and women of the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office for their professionalism and courage which is displayed every day but especially today in stopping this suspect."

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