DADE CITY, Fla. - Through the overnight hours, Pasco County deputies searched for a suspct accused of shooting someone outside of a McDonald’s, and stealing another customer’s car. By late Thursday morning, they announced they made an arrest.
Pasco County Sheriff Nocco said 36-year-old Luis Tull's crime spree's started Tuesday night. He said his first victim was someone he knew.
Before 9 p.m. Tuesday, Tull got into an argument with the victim after trying to enter the victim's vehicle. Tull showed his gun, Nocco said, and there was a fight.
Tull walked a short distance to a McDonald’s, located at 34367 State Road 54 in Zephyrhills. There, he found his second victim and attempted to steal his car. The individual from the previous altercation noticed and tried to intervene, but was shot in the leg. Tull ended up stealing the second victim's car, Nocco said.
Luis Tull is accused of shooting a man and carjacking another at a Zephyrhills McDonald's. Pasco County deputies were searching for him, and said they found him late Thursday morning.
As of Thursday morning, the shooting victim was recovering at a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The stolen vehicle was found a short time later abandoned in a parking lot near 21st Street and Blanton Road in Dade City, deputies said. Deputies were canvassing the area, using K9s and conducting traffic stops to catch Tull, who was believed to still be armed.
By 10 a.m., deputies said they found Tull and had him in custody.
Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco held a press conference at noon, which can be viewed below:
Pasco County deputies are searching for a carjacking suspect, who shot a man outside a Zephyrhills McDonald's and stole another customer's vehicle (left). The stolen vehicle was found in a Dade City parking lot (right), where deputies continue their (FOX 13 News)