Masked intruders shoot New Port Richey man during home invasion

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. -- Pasco County deputies are searching for the suspects in a home invasion and shooting early Sunday morning.

Dispatchers received a call at 2:22 a.m. two masked intruders shot the man living at 4429 Tidal Pond Road in New Port Richey.

The victim was shot in the abdomen and was transported  to a local hospital in critical condition.

Detectives believe the shooting may be drug-related and released a photo of the suspects' vehicle.

Anyone who can provide a tip in this  case is asked to contact Tampa Bay Crime Stoppers at (800) 873-TIPS, reference  case #18-7986. You may be eligible for a cash reward.

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