GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. -- Clay County Sheriff's Office has been involved in an officer-involved shooting in the Lake Asbury area of Green Cove Springs.

Authorities say they had been in contact with 31-year-old Billy Smith, a marine veteran, for a couple of hours over the phone in an attempt to bring him out of his home. Neighbors were evacuated from their homes on Citation Dr. and SWAT was called in.

Investigators say Smith came out of his home and pointed a gun at a SWAT officer, according to the Clay County Sheriff's Office, at which point an officer shot him.

This is a developing story and we will keep you updated.