Multiple Casualties Reported in Separate Brooksville Shootings
UPDATE: 1:40 A.M. – There are unconfirmed reports that a suspect has been taken into custody. We will bring more on this breaking development when officials release a statement.
BROOKSVILLE – Numerous Sheriff’s Deputies and a SWAT Team are on scene of a multi-casualty shooting that occurred on Azen Loop earlier this evening.
Officials say the suspect is possibly surrounded at this time but has not been confirmed.
There are unconfirmed reports that at least two people have died and another was airlifted to a trauma center for treatment, however Sheriff Al Nienhuis has not confirmed that information.
Around 8:30 p.m. RNRF was covering a separate shooting that occurred at Coney Island located in Downtown Brooksville. The owner, John Lee tells RNRF that a shooting occurred behind his business and that a black male was shot and then drove himself to Bayfont Health Brooksville for treatment.
It is unknown if the shootings are related but Sheriff Nienhuis says there is a possibility.
We will bring more on this story as it develops.
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