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Fort Myers man killed in Pasco County shooting

Posted at 12:24 PM, Oct 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-18 14:48:47-04

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — The Pasco County Sheriff's Office responded to a shooting at Samuel Pasco Athletic Park in Zephyrhills where a Fort Myers man died on Saturday.

Deputies say Carl Branch, 32, was shot and killed in the parking lot area during a children's football tournament.

Authorities believe the suspects to be in a four-door Nissan Sedan, who also may be from Fort Myers.

Investigators describe the suspects as an unknown number of black males wearing dark clothing.

Deputies believe the suspects targeted the victim.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477).

This story is developing.