One dead, one injured in altercation over woman

CLEARWATER — One man was fatally shot and another injured Sunday night after an altercation over a woman, Clearwater Police Department officials said.

Police said Luis F. Rodriguez Jr., 34, of 2690 Drew St., No. 964, discovered his live-in girlfriend was in a relationship with Nestor U. Rizo, 26.

The two men got into a fight in the parking lot of Rodriguez's home at MacArthur Park Apartments about 11:15 p.m., police said. During the fight, Rodriguez was shot, police said. He was taken to Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, where he was pronounced dead.

Rizo, whose address was unknown Monday, was stabbed. He also accidentally shot himself, police said. He was taken to Bayfront Medical Center with injuries that do not appear to be life threatening.

The investigation is ongoing. As of early Monday afternoon, no arrests had been made.

One dead, one injured in altercation over woman 08/16/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 17, 2010 12:09am]

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