1 person killed in North Port shooting; deemed homicide
One person was killed in a shooting early Monday morning off U.S. 41, according to North Port Police Department.
Deputies received a call around 4:30 a.m. about a shooting at Hyde Park & Jeffrey Avenue.
Officers found a deceased male victim outside a female’s house when they arrived and said “all subjects involved are accounted for and there is no threat to the public.”
The shooter had permits to carry a concealed weapon and met the qualifications of being in fear for his life, according to police.
The victim’s name is unknown and pending next-of-kin notification.
Additional circumstances leading up to the shooting were also unclear.
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