BREAKING: Shooting Inside Sweepstakes Business Leaves One Dead
UPDATE: 9/16/2018, 1:37 A.M. – 55-year-old Roger Vazquez has been booked into the Hernando County Jail. Vazquez was seen being led away by Deputies immediately after today’s shooting. Officials have not provided information on the suspect’s charges at this time.
SPRING HILL – One person is confirmed dead and another in custody, after a shooting occurred at a sweepstakes business on Northcliffe Blvd.
The incident occurred just after 5:00 p.m. at 10470 Northcliffe Blvd, known as Get Lucky Sweepstakes.
Officials have not released details at this time, but according to sources, an altercation occurred inside the business that led to one person being shot. Dozens of deputies responded to the scene and began evacuating the adjacent businesses. The suspect remained on scene and was taken into custody without incident.
Witnesses inside a barber shop located next door to the business say they heard what sounded like a scuffle, but they did not hear gunfire.
Northcliffe Blvd is closed in both directions at this time.
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