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Puzzling case of Wesley Chapel driver who was shot in head


Clues sought in shooting of errant driver

Authorities are still trying to find out why a man was shot in the head early Saturday in Angus Valley — and who shot him. Robert Townsend, 28, was shot about 3 a.m. after he drove through yards in the neighborhood near Angus Valley Drive, said Pasco County sheriff's spokesman Kevin Doll. Townsend, of 6826 Woodsman Drive, is recovering in a hospital, Doll said. Doll would not say if there are any suspects or what might have led to the shooting. He urged anyone with information to call the Sheriff's Office at (727) 844-7711. Anonymous information can be left on the crime tips line toll-free at 1-800-706-2488.

School to raise funds at dinner

Veterans Elementary School, 26940 Progress Parkway, will hold a silent auction and Caribbean night dinner at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The entire community is invited. Money raised will go directly to the school.


Parks and rec looks for ideas

The city's parks and recreation department will hold a town hall meeting on April 18 to find out what kinds of programs and services residents want. Free hot dogs and sodas will be available at 5:30 p.m., followed by the meeting at 6 p.m. at the New Port Richey Recreation Center and Aquatic Complex, 6630 Van Buren St. For information call (727) 841-4560.

Register now for free seder April 18

Beth-El Shalom Messianic congregation will host a free Passover seder at 7 p.m. April 18. The full service will include matzo, haroseth and maror, with an explanation of each item. The congregation is at 6209 Congress St., just south of Main Street. All are welcome. There is no cost, but due to limited seating, registration is necessary. For information call (727) 375-7502, e-mail or visit


Knights cancel Lenten fish fry

The weekly Lenten fish fry hosted by the Knights of Columbus Father Felix Ullrich Council 5869 has been canceled for the rest of Lent due to poor attendance.


Pot plans over

Deputies say a California fugitive's plan to grow marijuana has been thwarted.

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