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1 dead after shooting in New Port Richey, sheriff’s office says

The victim and the shooter both knew each other, Pasco Sheriff’s Office said.
The shooter and the victim had an argument that led to a shooting in New Port Richey on Friday, the Pasco Sheriff's Office said in a statement.
The shooter and the victim had an argument that led to a shooting in New Port Richey on Friday, the Pasco Sheriff's Office said in a statement. [ Photo illustration by ASHLEY DYE and LUIS SANTANA | Times ]
Published Jan. 22|Updated Jan. 22

One person is dead after a shooting in New Port Richey Friday night, Pasco Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.

The shooter and the victim knew each other and had an argument, according to a preliminary investigation. The sheriff department will lead the investigation even though the shooting around Massachusetts Avenue and Washington Street is on the edge of New Port Richey Police’s jurisdiction, the statement said.

Authorities detained the shooter and did not release the names of the parties involved.

This is a developing story. Stay with tampabay.com for updates.

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