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Message left by man shot by deputy: I'm sorry everyone. Bye.

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A man shot and killed by a deputy Wednesday after investigators say he stabbed an officer and approached another left a chilling message to his friends on facebook the day he died.

"I'm sorry everyone.  Bye," said Phillip Haynes in his last entry on the social networking site. 

12 News spoke with Haynes' former employer who says Mr. Haynes was dealing with the loss one of his parents and was battling depression.

A statement from the Sheriff's Office released Thursday morning by the Sheriff's Office says at around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday deputies were called to a possible overdose suicide call at a house located at 8157 FM 1122 just north of Silsbee.

Deputies and paramedics from Acadian EMS went to the house, but no one answered the door.  While looking through a window, deputies saw a man laying face down in a bed.  They tried to wake the man by knocking on the window.

After deputies could not get the man to wake up, they went into the house to check on him.  Deputies say once they got into the bedroom, the man, identified as Phillip Haynes, 30, jumped off the bed with a knife and stabbed Deputy Jason Griffin in the left arm.

Deputies say as Hayes approached another deputy, identified as deputy Scott Delacerda, he was ordered to drop the knife.  When he refused to put the weapon down, Deputy Delacerda shot two times.

Haynes was struck twice.  He was taken to Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth in Beaumont where he was pronounced dead.

A spokesperson for the Hardin County Sheriff's Office tells 12 News Deputy Griffin was treated at the hospital and released shortly after 3 a.m. Thursday.

The case is under investigation by the Texas Rangers.

This is a developing story.  Check back for more information as it is available.

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