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One dead, 13-month-old grazed by bullet after shooting in Brooksville

Hernando County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating a shooting in South Brooksville.
One person is dead after a shooting in Brooksville.
One person is dead after a shooting in Brooksville. [ Photo illustration by ASHLEY DYE and BOYZELL HOSEY | Times ]
Published Feb. 4

One person is dead, another was shot and a 13-month-old baby was likely grazed by a bullet after a shooting in South Brooksville Wednesday night, according to the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office.

At about 8 p.m., residents on Twigg Street called to report a shooting. When deputies arrived, they found one person dead. Deputies did not release any identifying information about those involved in the shooting.

One other person was transported to the hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound, according to deputies.

The 13-month-old found at the crime scene had a cut on their stomach, likely from being grazed with a bullet, deputies said.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office at 352-754-6830 or to anonymously contact Hernando County Crime Stoppers at 1-866-990-8477.

No other information is immediately available.