Pasco Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a shooting in the Hickory Hill Dr. area of Port Richey. Preliminary information indicates that around 2:10 p.m. today, three suspects were attempting to break into a home when an individual inside the home shot at the suspects breaking in. One suspect breaking in was struck by the gunfire and has died as a result. Another suspect was also struck by the gunfire, fled to a local hospital and is detained by law enforcement. Another suspect was detained in relation to this incident after a brief search by the Pasco Sheriff’s Office.
Several schools were placed on controlled campus status as a result of this incident out of an abundance of caution. Fox Hollow Elementary, Jazz Dayspring Academy and Schrader Elementary are currently on a controlled campus status while the investigation is ongoing.
This is an active and ongoing investigation and an update will be provided when available.