Deputy Involved Shooting Leaves Suspect and Deputy Injured, Suspect Armed with a Pellet Gun
NEW PORT RICHEY (PASCO) – The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Deputy involved shooting that occurred in the area of US-19 and Gulf Blvd.
According to officials, deputies were investigating a shooting around 7:40 p.m. when a 36-year-old male suspect shot at them with what turned out to be a pellet gun. Two deputies returned fire, striking the suspect in the legs several times. One of the deputies was struck by a pellet in the leg but was not seriously injured, according to officials. The suspect was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
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