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Monroe County Sheriff’s Office dive team searches for gun used in alleged Commercial/Rec shooting incident

Members of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office dive team are assisting the Coast Guard in its investigation into what transpired last week when a mariner reported a commercial fisherman shot at him and his vessel. Coast Guard Investigative Service Resident Agent in Charge Paul Shultz and Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Becky Herrin confirmed Monday the Sheriff’s Office is assisting CGIS in the ongoing investigation, the details of which remain murky. There was an allegation made that the gun used in the alleged incident, a rifle, was thrown overboard by the commercial fisherman and the divers are trying to find the rifle regarding that part of the investigation, Shultz said. Read the rest here 07:30