Kingsport man dead in officer-involved shooting


A Kingsport man died this weekend in an officer-involved shooting in Florida, officials said.

Officials with the Gulf County Sheriff’s office said Joseph D. Durman, 46, died at the scene of the shooting that happened just after 2 p.m. on Sunday. 

Gulf County Sheriff’s Office officials released Durman’s identity on Wednesday.

FDLE is still investigating the incident. Reports said a pursuit of Durman began in Bay County and ended on Avenue A. 

Durman died at the scene after being shot.

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