Pasco deputies investigating shooting at BBQ stand

Last Updated: Thursday, December 15, 2016

Pasco Sheriff's detectives are investigating a fatal shooting at a barbeque stand in Zephyrhills on Thursday.

The incident occurred around 3:30 p.m. at Jordan's Barbeque on Eiland Boulevard. Investigators said an unknown Hispanic male approached the owners of the business and demanded money.

Witnesses said the man had a 6-8 inch sharp object in his pocket.

Believing they were being robbed, one of the business owners shot the man. He later died at a local hospital.

The investigation is ongoing.