Florida deputy kills 3 relatives, takes own life outside school

Deputy announced he'd harmed his family over sheriff's radio channel

PLANT CITY, Fla. – A Florida sheriff's deputy killed three relatives, including a child, before killing himself outside of a high school, officials said.

The incident unfolded Wednesday morning in Plant City, east of Tampa.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said a woman and a child were killed at one home, a woman was killed at another home and the deputy shot himself outside Plant City High School in front of three other deputies who had arrived at the scene.

Sheriff Chad Chronister said during a news conference the deputy came on the department's main radio channel to say he'd harmed his family. He also told deputies he was going to kill himself at the high school.

Names of the victims and the deputy weren't immediately released.