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Man shot during argument at Weeki Wachee residence


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WEEKI WACHEE - An unidentified man was shot Thursday night following a verbal disturbance in Weeki Wachee, according to the Hernando County Sheriff's Office.

The man was shot at least once during an altercation at a residence located at 8743 Ostrom Way.

According to the Hernando County Property Appraiser's website, the home is owned by George and Sandra Avedissian.

Denise Moloney, sheriff's spokeswoman, said dispatch received a call at 8:21 p.m. regarding the shooting.

Moloney said once paramedics arrived the man was transported to a Bay area trauma center with life-threatening injures. His condition was unavailable at press time.

Moloney said sheriff's investigators questioned those who witnessed the shooting.

She added that while the identity of the shooter has not been released, the shooter has been accounted for and was questioned by authorities.

No arrests have been made as of press deadline.

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