A Pinellas County corrections deputy surrendered to police Thursday night after firing two shots and threatening to kill herself in her home, police said.
The 33-year-old deputy, Gina Hubbard, called a friend and said she wanted to commit suicide. The friend called the Pinellas Park communications center around 8:30 p.m. Thursday to report the threat, police said.
When SWAT team officers arrived at the house, they heard a car running in the garage. Hubbard fired two shots in the home before officers persuaded her to surrender 25 minutes later, police said. Neighbors were evacuated during the brief standoff, and no one was hurt.
Hubbard, who told officers she ingested pills, was taken to Columbia St. Petersburg Medical Center, then placed in protective custody.