Search ongoing for suspect in Spring Hill shooting

The Hernando County Sheriff's Office identified the suspect as Christian Fitzgerald, who may be armed and is considered dangerous.

SPRING HILL, Fla. - The Hernando County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect after a shooting an 18-year-old woman at the Spring Haven Apartments.

The Hernando County Sheriff's Office identified the suspect as Christian Fitzgerald, who may be armed and is considered dangerous.

Detectives have a warrant for Fitzgerald's arrest.

Fitzgerald was last seen wearing black basketball shorts. He was not wearing a shirt and was carrying a small sling bag. He was last seen running east, across Mariner Boulevard, toward the Wellington community.

First responders flew the woman to a trauma center for treatment. She is in stable condition and is expected to recover, according to the Hernando County Sheriff's Office.

Law enforcement officers responded to the shooting around 9:38 p.m. Thursday as the victim was walking along Spring Haven Loop area near the clubhouse.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call (352)754-6830.

The search continues for Fitzgerald.

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