Two Sarasota Police officers are on administrative leave and a 30-year-old man is dead following an altercation on the 1000 block of 42nd Street Sunday.
Deacon Clark, whose last known address was 1281 North Riverside Drive, allegedly pointed a gun at officers Terry Crenshaw and Adam Barlow while they were on bicycle patrol near North Water Tower Park at 10:06 p.m. Officers ordered Clark to drop the weapon and opened fire, shooting the him to death, when he refused to comply, according to a news release.
Emergency personnel failed to revive the man after several attempts.
Sarasota Police had increased their presence in the area due to neighborhood complaints about drug activity and prostitution.
This is a developing story and information will be added as it becomes available.
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