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Florida man taking two women hostage in a gun battle with police: Sheriff's office

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Florida's agentwas involved in a violent shootout with a suspect who took two women hostage on Saturday night.

The Brevard County Sheriff's Officesaid the chase took place before the shootout, starting in Osceola County, passing through Indian River County, and ending in Brevard County.

Curtis Kimbrough had a lengthy felony record, deputies say.  

Curtiskin Blow has a long felony record Was, the agent says.   (Breverd County Sheriff's Office)

The suspect was a male suspect who took two women hostage, the agent said. Stated. The suspect fired a "many rounds" on the sheriff's agent. At one point he kicked out one of the women and crashed in the woodlands of Brevard County, according to the sheriff's office.

The suspect released one of the hostages, but took the other with him deep into the wooded area. Law enforcement officers from multiple agencies tracked the suspect.

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After the suspect fired a weapon A policeman shot and killed the suspect. With them, the agent said. 

The agent later identified the suspect as 42-year-old Curtiskin Blow at Cocoa Beach. They said they had long records of felony and were recently released from the Florida Corrections Bureau after being sentenced to five years in prison for trafficking in methamphetamine and possession of firearms by convicted Ferron.

Both victims were rescued and treated for injuries. One of them was a gunshot wound.

"This was a very violent person trying to kill these two victims," ​​Sheriff Wayne Ivy said in a video posted on Facebook. "He intended to do everything he could to harm our agents and officers."

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No further details have been announced. The shooting is under investigation.

Bradford Betz is a FoxNews Digital reporter. Story tips can be sent and Twitter:@ Bradford_Betz.