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One dead, one wounded in Brooksville shooting

One dead, one wounded in Brooksville shooting

Brooksville, Fla. (970 WFLA) -- Hernando County sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting that happened Saturday on Desales Street in Brooksville.

Deputies said two people were shot, one male and one female. The male victim died on scene. The female victim was flown to a bay area trauma center. 

HCSO identified the victims Sunday. Deputies said 43-year-old Kenneth Schreffler is the man who died at the scene and 27-year-old Amber Rivenbark was taken to a hospital with a gunshot wound.  

Deputies said 29-year-old Juan Francisco Perez is the suspect and was arrested on scene. He is facing multiple charges.

Detectives have learned that all parties involved in this incident were previously acquainted with each other.

HCSO deputies said the incident began as an altercation between two or more of the parties. Then, deputies said Juan Perez discharged a firearm, hitting Amber Rivenbark and then hitting the Kenneth Schreffler.

 

 

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