Date: May 3, 2022
On 05-01-2022 at 12:40 p.m., Hernando County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a residence on Jodi West Drive in Dade City (Hernando County) in reference to a shooting.
Investigation revealed two adult males were involved in a confrontation that resulted in both men being shot. The shootings were domestic in nature, and there was no danger to the public.
One of the men died at the scene as a result of his injuries. The other man was transported to an area trauma center for treatment. He is expected to make a full recovery.
Each man’s identity is not being released due to Marsy’s Law.
The investigation remains active, and there are no additional details at this time.
Deputies are on scene at a residence on Jodi West Drive in Dade City (Hernando County) in regards to a Shooting.
Preliminary investigation reveals the Shooting is domestic-related. Deputies believe all parties are accounted for, and there is no danger to the community.
The investigation is in the very early stages, and there is no additional information available at this time.
An update will be provided when information becomes available.
The Office of Sheriff:
The Office of the Sheriff is established by the Florida Constitution. As a constitutional officer, the Sheriff has the exclusive authority to administer his or her agency and is responsible for preserving the peace throughout the entire county, carrying out the laws of the state, the orders of Florida courts, and the ordinances of the Board of County Commissioners. The Sheriff is the chief law enforcement and correctional officer of the county.
Sheriff Al Nienhuis was initially appointed as the Sheriff of Hernando County by the Governor in January of 2011. He was then elected by the people of Hernando County in 2012, ran unopposed in 2016, and was re-elected in 2020. Sheriff Nienhuis remains accountable to the people of Hernando County.