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Man killed after shooting 2 other men in Florida business

PLANT CITY, Florida. – Authorities say a man was fatally shot at a Florida business after he shot and injured two other men.

The Tampa Bay Times reports that the shooting took place Monday afternoon at Bliss Enterprises of Plant City, Inc., a manufacturer of sheds and garages.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office says the 49-year-old Richard Paul Bliss was in an office talking with the two men a dispute about their presence there. At a certain point, authorities say, Bliss, and pulled out a firearm and shot both men.

The authorities say that another person heard the shot, came into the office and shot Bliss.

Officials say Bliss was dead when the deputies arrived and the other men were hospitalized, one in critical condition and the other in stable condition.

Delegates refused to allow the name of the wounded men, or the person suspected of shooting Bliss.

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Information: Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, Fla.), http://www.tampabay.com.

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