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Pasco deputies investigate homicide

Pasco deputies investigate homicide

PASCO COUNTY, Fla.(970 WFLA) -- Pasco County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a homicide that occurred last night in Hudson.

Deputies said they received the call at about 8 p.m. Sunday night that a male in his 20's was found dead at a home on the 12000 block of Bear Claw Loop.

Deputies said the victim has been identified as 26-year-old Francis Joseph Soto and that it appears he died of a gunshot wound.

Deputies also said the home where he was killed is believed to be a home where drugs had been sold in the past.

Detectives are working leads and said it is believed two other people were at the home at the time of the shooting.

No additional suspect info is being released at this time, according to the PCSO, and anyone with info is asked to call PSO tips-line at 1800-706-2488.


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