Victims transported to local trauma centers for emergency care.
On Sept. 2, 2019 at approximately 12:15 a.m., Hernando County Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to Kennedy Park parking lot, at the end of Kennedy Boulevard in Brooksville, regarding a Shooting. Kennedy Park is located at 899 Kennedy Boulevard, just south of East Jefferson Street.
Operators in the Hernando County Sheriff's Office Emergency Communications Center received several calls regarding the incident, callers stated that multiple persons had been shot.
Numerous deputies along with Hernando County Fire Rescue were dispatched to the area.
Upon arrival, deputies located a male victim with gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local trauma center by Hernando County Fire Rescue.
Another victim, a female, was transported by personal vehicle to a local hospital. She was later transported by Fire Rescue to a local trauma center for advanced care.
Information on the victims is being withheld as per Marsy's Law.
The suspect, who fled the area prior to the arrival of law enforcement, is described as a black male, 5'7" to 5'9" - short and stocky. No further description provided.
The investigation remains active and fluid. At this time, there is no additional information available.
If you have information on this incident, please contact Detective George Loydgren or Detective Tom Breedlove at 352-754-6850.
If you have information and would like to remain anonymous - Please call Hernando County Crime Stoppers at 1-866-990-TIPS (8477) or submit your tip via the internet at http://www.hernandocountycrimestoppers.com . You will remain anonymous and also be eligible for a reward up to $3,000 cash!
Information via Hernando County Sheriff's Office.