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1 person injured in Hernando County shooting

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Posted at 1:45 PM, May 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-12 14:22:35-04

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. — One person was injured in a shooting in Hernando County Thursday that prompted the sheriff's office to ask nearby residents to remain indoors.

According to the Hernando County Sheriff's Office, deputies went to the scene of a shooting in the area of Shayne Street and Cook Avenue in Brooksville just after 1 p.m. Thursday. Deputies said one person was injured, and that the shooter and victim knew each other.

The alleged shooter left the scene at a high rate of speed, the sheriff's office said.

The sheriff's office initially said residents in the area should remain inside until deputies secure the scene of the shooting. They also asked drivers to avoid the area of Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd./Cook Avenue/Shayne Street.

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