NORTH PORT, Fla.- The person shot and killed by a North Port Police Officer on Tuesday night has been identified as 57-year-old James David Duttman of Pembroke Pines.
Officer Aaron Nick responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on Toledo Blade Blvd. just before 11:00 p.m. A minute after his arrival, Officer Nick called out “shots fired” and additional officers were dispatched to the area.
Duttman was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Investigators believe the suspect brandished a weapon. The officer was not injured.
The investigation continues.