Theodore Antonia Parker, a 60 year old white male, went on a shooting spree Thursday afternoon and was finally shot down by the employee of a smoke shop he was robbing.
The first shooting took place at 2:36 pm in Hudson at a home on Chestnut Drive where he took several shots at a female victim who he had also physically beaten. Fortunately, the woman was not hit by any of the bullets and her injuries were non life threatening.
Parker then arrived at a home on Olson Road in Spring Hill where he reportedly shot and killed a man at that location. According to the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office this occurred around 2:43 pm.
Investigators say that Parker’s next stop was Smokes Smoke and Vapor Shop located at 2993 Commercial Way, Spring Hill- where while attempting to rob the business, he exchanged gunfire with an employee. Both the employee and Parker were shot and Parker succumbed to his injuries. The smoke shop employee remains in critical condition and the investigation is ongoing.