NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (WFLA) — New Port Richey police said they are investigating a shooting that injured two women Friday afternoon.
Police Chief Kim Bogart said shots were fired into a vehicle with two women and two children inside at around 2 p.m.
According to officers, Emmanuel Neville Lewis Jr., 19, got into an argument with the women in the vehicle. During the argument, the suspect allegedly pulled a 45-caliber handgun and began firing at them.
One woman was shot in the back while the other was shot in the arm. Bogart told 8 On Your Side both women were taken to Bayonet Hospital.
Bogart said Lewis dated one of the victims.
Police are still looking for the suspect. He is described as being a black man standing at 5 feet 11 inches tall with standing dreads with red tips.
He was last seen wearing a blue hoodie, dark shorts, and dark-colored slides.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.