UPDATE: Jackson County Sheriff identifies man shot dead during gunfight with deputies

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The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office has identified the suspect who died during a shooting with deputies on Wednesday night.

Akeen Brown, 34, died after shooting a deputy inside a house on the 1300 block of Westlane Drive in Summit Township.

Deputies were called to the house on a report of domestic violence.

Of the three deputies who responded, one deputy was injured when Brown opened fire.

All three returned fire, striking Brown.

Brown was a parole absconder from the Department of Corrections.

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