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Possible road rage incident in New Port Richey leaves one man shot

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Posted at 2:07 PM, Dec 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-15 14:07:38-05

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. — A possible road rage incident left a man shot in New Port Richey Sunday, police said.

Shortly after 9 a.m. Sunday New Port Richey police arrived on the scene of a shooting at the intersection of U.S. 19 and Cross Bayou Boulevard, the New Port Richey Police Department said in a media release.

They found a man who had been shot with a non-life threatening injury. He was taken by ambulance to Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point for treatment.

The incident appears to be a possible road rage, involving only the shooter and victim, the release said. There is no danger to the general public.

Anyone with information is asked to contact New Port Richey police Detective J. Ioppolo at (727) 232-8905.