Hernando County Sheriffs Office-Update media release

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Update

Alex Michael Alcedo was located and ARRESTED on 05-29-20 in the state of Texas.  Thank you for all assistance.

Original Information – 05-16-20

On 05-16-2020 at approximately 7:44 a.m., Hernando County sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a shooting in the area of Usher Street in Spring Hill.

A witness reported seeing an individual fire two gunshots in the direction of the victim.

No one was injured in the shooting.

The suspect, identified as Alex Michael Alcedo H/M DOB/06-11-1990, fled the area in a silver Hyundai Santa Fe prior to law enforcement’s arrival.

Deputies were initially able to located Alcedo’s vehicle in the area of Old California Street in Brooksville. The suspect exited the vehicle and fled from deputies on foot. Alcedo’s has not been located. He was last seen walking in the area of Cortez Boulevard and Fort Dade Avenue.

The sheriff’s office is attempting to locate Alcedo regarding his involvement in the shooting incident.

Anyone with information about Alcedo’s whereabouts is asked to call the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office at 352-754-6830.

The Office of Sheriff:
The Office of the Sheriff is established by the Florida Constitution. As a constitutional officer, the Sheriff has the exclusive authority to administer his or her agency and is responsible for preserving the peace throughout the entire county, carrying out the laws of the state, the orders of Florida courts, and the
ordinances of the Board of County Commissioners. The Sheriff is the chief law enforcement and correctional officer of the county.
Sheriff Al Nienhuis was initially appointed as the Sheriff of Hernando County by the Governor in January of 2011.  He was then elected by the people of Hernando County in 2012, ran unopposed in 2016, and remains accountable to them.