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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — St. Pete Police said an officer is uninjured and a suspect is dead after a shooting early Monday morning.

The shooting happened after a woman called 911 to report that her son was threatening her with a gun, according to authorities.

Chief Deputy Paul Halle, with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, said SPPD officers were called to a home at 4533 20th Ave. N. just after 3 a.m.

Halle said the 911 caller, a 53-year-old woman, said her son, Cody Kylie, 31, was threatening her with her handgun. Halle said Kylie’s 4-year-old daughter was also in the home.

While on the phone with 911, the suspect’s mother retreated to a back bedroom with the 4-year-old child. Halle said police arrived a few minutes later.

Halle said as officers were preparing to approach the home, Kylie moved to the backyard and could be heard by the officers.

The officers moved to approach the backyard, and Officer Stephen York with his K9 Loki moved to the front, Halle said.

Officers found Kylie in the yard, still armed, and Loki was released. The K9 engaged with Kylie. Halle said the suspect held onto the handgun.

Officer York pulled Loki off Kylie, Halle said. At that time, Halle said Kylie was still armed and still making threats.

Officer York then fired “a number” of shots and killed Kylie, Halle said.

“At this point, it’s an ongoing investigation. There’s a lot to be determined,” Halle said.

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Use of Deadly Force Investigative Taskforce will continue to investigate the shooting. After that portion of the investigation is done, SPPD will take over.

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