Two brothers dead, 3rd person injured in Plant City shooting, deputies say

A dispute over land led to a shooting that left two men dead and a third wounded in Plant City.

Hillsborough County sheriff's deputies are investigating an ongoing dispute between brothers that left both of them dead and another man injured in Plant City.

Detectives said the incident happened at 5501 Varn Road.

When deputies arrived, they found three people with gunshot wounds. Two people, Milton Varn, 63, and Perry Varn, 66, were declared dead at the scene. The sheriff's office said the two were brothers.

Deputies said the two had a long-standing dispute over property.

George Terrell Long was taken to Tampa General Hospital with a gunshot wound to the shoulder. He was in stable condition. That person's name is not being released, deputies said.  

Deputies said they are speaking with all the parties involved.


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