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Man shot in back in Dade City

DADE CITY

Argument leads to shooting, deputies say

Pasco deputies are investigating the shooting of a man in Dade City on Sunday. The man, who wasn't immediately identified, was reportedly shot in the back after an argument with a neighbor, according to the Sheriff's Office. Authorities are talking with the suspect and had not made an arrest Sunday night. Deputies arrived at 14748 Johns Road about 3:20 p.m. after getting reports of the shooting. The injured man, who is in his 60s, was flown to a Tampa area hospital. "He was conscious and alert," said Doug Tobin, a spokesman with the Sheriff's Office. "We're trying to sort out whether the shooter acted in self-defense or not. We're probably going to have to talk to the victim before we get a definitive answer."

COUNTYWIDE

Photo contest for hospice calendar

Gulfside Regional Hospice is holding its annual photo contest to pick pictures for the 2009 calendar. Sixteen pictures will be selected for the 15-month calendar: a picture for each month and a cover shot. Entries are due by 5 p.m. Sept. 30. Photos must be shot in Pasco County and able to run 12 inches wide by 9 inches high. Digital photos should be submitted in original size (not exceed 6MB) to GRHphotos@gmail.com. CDs of photos can be mailed to Gulfside Regional Hospice, 6117 Trouble Creek Road, New Port Richey, FL 34653, Attn: Community Relations Department. Include your name, e-mail address, home address and phone number. For information, contact community relations coordinator Ashley Mann at (727) 845-5707 or at info@gr hospice.org.

WESLEY CHAPEL

Show proceeds benefit rape victim

All proceeds from the Tampa Has Talent Variety Show, scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, will go toward the medical expenses of the 18-year-old girl who was raped and beaten in April outside the Bloomingdale Regional Public Library in Hillsborough County. The talent show will be at the Wesley Chapel Center for the Arts, 30651 Wells Road. Tickets are $10. For reservations, call (727) 277-2596 or e-mail libraryvictim@yahoo.com.

Pasco deaths

Bell, Tommy R.

Kraft, Shirley J.

Larratt, Lillianna Louise

Sweetser, Jeanette

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

Man shot in back in Dade City 09/14/08 [Last modified: Monday, September 15, 2008 2:53pm]
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