Deputy Involved Shooting

PBSO investigation

Deputy Involved Shooting


Today, September 28th, 2022, the male deputies encountered, Jose Villanueva, DOB: 9/14/2001, was pronounced deceased by medical personnel.

The investigation is still active and ongoing.



September 27, 2022

PBSO Deputies STOPPED what could have been an ACTIVE SHOOTER at a Publix in the City of Greenacres.

 On Monday, September 26, 2022, deputies were dispatched to a suspicious person wielding a firearm in the parking lot of Publix, 4800 block of South Military Trail, Greenacres.

The timeline of this incident is as follows:

6:05 pm – deputies responded to a call of an armed suspicious person in the parking lot

 6:05 pm – 6:11 pm – before deputies arrival the suspicious person fired several rounds into the air

6:20 pm – deputies arrive and begin to take position

6:21 pm – 6:45 pm – deputies make contact with suspicious person in parking lot and attempted to negotiate and deescalate the situation.   Suspicious person begins to wave the firearm in a threatening manner at deputies at which time one PBSO deputy discharged his firearm striking the male and neutralizing the threat.


The suspicious male, approximately 21 years of age, was transported to a local hospital where he is currently listed in critical condition.

The PBSO deputy involved in the shooting is on paid administrative leave which is standard department protocol.

The suspicious person was found to have a background of Baker Act(s).

FDLE (the lead investigators), PBSO Violent Crimes detectives and the State Attorney’s Office investigators are investigating this Deputy Involved Shooting further.

No additional information to add.

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