Published: Nov 08, 2010 4:31 PM EST
Updated: Nov 08, 2010 1:31 PM EST

BILTHO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the shooting death of a 28-year-old who attacked a deputy during a traffic stop near Orlando.

The Orange County Sheriff's Office says Johnny Morales Veloz was being arrested Sunday for not having a driver's license when he punched the deputy and fled. The deputy, whose name has not been released, used a Taser on Veloz, but Veloz managed to wrest it away and use it on the deputy. Officials say the deputy then shot Veloz, who was pronounced dead at a hospital.

The deputy has been with the sheriff's office for six years and previously served in the military.

No further information was immediately available.