HERNANDO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — One person is in custody following a shooting and vehicle pursuit in Hernando County Monday afternoon, according to the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies were dispatched to a crash on Mariner Boulevard and Frontage Road near Cortez Boulevard around 12:40 p.m.
As one deputy arrived, he heard gunfire from someone at the scene of a separate road rage incident nearby, authorities said.
The suspect then fled on a motorcycle at a high rate of speed as deputies and Florida Highway Patrol troopers chased behind.
The suspect ultimately drove his motorcycle into an open garage at a home on Arcadia Avenue in Spring Hill where deputies took him into custody.
A crime scene was set up at the original crash scene and at the home on Arcadia Avenue.
Correction: The suspect in this case was originally said to have been involved in the original crash. However, authorities clarified that he was not involved.