(ran PW, PS editions)
A man was shot in the back with a .25-caliber handgun Friday night at 15102 Bluefish Street. The shooting was reported at 8:01 p.m., according to Pasco County Fire Rescue dispatchers. The victim, whose name and age were not available, was flown by medical helicopter to Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg. He was conscious and alert while being moved to the helicopter. After a chase of several miles, Howard Strehan, 37, was arrested at his Port Richey apartment complex, according to Pasco sheriff's spokesman Kevin Doll.