Hilario Garcia


DADE CITY, FLA - Pasco County detectives have arrested a 17-year-old driver after deputies say a passenger fired shots towards a group of people on April 30.  

According to an arrest affidavit, 17-year-old Hilario Garcia of Brooksville was driving his pick-up truck in the area of Patchoosa Ave in Dade City with two passengers, when someone at the victim's location threw a beer bottle at Garcia's truck causing damage to the windshield. 

Garcia along with the two unidentified male passengers drove back where the victim was and one of the passengers fired multiple times at the victim hitting him in the face. 

Garcia and the passengers fled the area in the vehicle. Garcia was arrested on attempted murder charges. 

Pasco Sheriff's Office continues to investigate this case and anyone that may have information is encouraged to call the PSO Crime Tips Line at 1-800-706-2488 or report tips online at PascoSheriff.com/tips.