WESLEY CHAPEL, FLORIDA — Two people were shot early Monday afternoon at the Grove 16 movie theaters in Wesley Chapel, and a male suspect was taken into custody, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said.
The victims, a male and a female, were transported by helicopter to a local hospital, the sheriff’s office said. Their conditions were not immediately released.
The theater was immedidately evacuated, closed and cordoned off. There was a large law enforcement presence at the theater just after 2 p.m.
Grove 16 is located off Interstate 75 and State Road 54 at 6333 Wesley Grove Blvd. It includes a restaurant theater called the CineBristo, but it isn’t clear where in the building the shooting took place.
More information will be released as it becomes available.