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Broward Sheriff's deputy surrenders after standoff in Boca

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There is a large presence of PBSO and BSO deputies outside the Boca Country Club. WPEC.

A Broward County Sheriff's deputy is being taken to the hospital for an evaluation under the Baker Act following a standoff at Boca Country Club.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said the incident began as a domestic call at around 11 a.m. at the deputy's home in Broward County.

Authorities had the deputy surrender his gun based on the statements he was making. Investigators said the deputy drove to Boca in his patrol car and did not respond to requests for him to surrender.

The Broward Sheriff's Office called PBSO for assistance, according to spokesman Eric Davis.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office brought in a number of resources as a precaution.

Residents of the community were not allowed in our out for awhile. CBS12 crews saw several command posts, deputies, and FHP troopers blocking one entrance to the neighborhood off Boca Club Boulevard and Congress Avenue.

The deputy ultimately surrendered peacefully, said PBSO. He has not been identified. No word yet on whether he had any weapons.

Authorities reopened the entrances to the country club around 3 p.m.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said no charges will be filed.

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