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Suwanee County deputies searching for suspect who shot at crop duster plane

Posted at 12:21 PM, Apr 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-30 12:21:27-04

SUWANNEE COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — The Suwannee County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect who shot at a crop duster plane.

North Florida Ag Services says the incident happened on Monday as a pilot was flying the plane west of the Live Oak area.

"Whoever shot this plane, not only put the pilot's life in jeopardy but innocent people on the ground, had this plane crashed," Suwannee County deputies wrote.

Authorities say the pilots follow very strict rules and regulations set by the FAA. If you have any concerns with their flying, DO NOT take matters into your own hands. Please call North Florida Ag Services at 352-494-3978 or contact the Sheriff's Office.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, they are asked to contact the Suwannee County Sheriff's Office at 386-362-2222. Callers may remain anonymous.