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Stolen leaf blower leads to chase and shooting in New Port Richey, two arrested

One man shot after morning chase.
Posted at 5:10 PM, Feb 25, 2019

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. — One man was shot after a chase in Pasco County on Monday morning.

According to the Pasco Sheriff's Office, a man started chasing the driver in a white truck that had his stolen leaf blower.

The chase started on Marine Parkway in New Port Richey and ended on Main Street.

Along the way, investigators say the driver of a red truck fired at least three shots at the white truck.

One of those bullets hit the driver of the white truck in the leg.

Officials say the injury is non-life threatening.

On Tuesday, the Pasco County Sheriff's Office arrested Michael Moore and William Nazario-Ocasio in connection to the shooting.